crèche

(from the article `folk art`) An outstanding category of Catholic folk art is the crèche, made up of figurines displayed at Christmas in homes or churches to reenact the birth of ...
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crèche

(from the article `penguin`) ...young bird remains at a parent`s side, although the fledgling is able to maintain its body heat and move about alone. The chick then joins 100 or ...
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creche

[n] - a representation of Christ`s Nativity in the stable at Bethlehem 2. [n] - a hospital where foundlings (infant children of unknown parents) are taken in and cared for
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creche

foundling hospital noun a hospital where foundlings (infant children of unknown parents) are taken in and cared for
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Crèche

[zoology] The Crèche (from French) in zoology refers to care of another`s offspring, for instance in a colony. This term is generally used in the study of bird colonies. Many penguins form crèches, in addition to many other birds such as the Canada Goose, Common Eider and Common Shelduck. Among the reptiles, Spectacled Caiman also raise t...
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Crèche

Crèche (krash) noun [ French] A public nursery, where the young children of poor women are cared for during the day, while their mothers are at work.
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Creche

A creche is a day nursey for young children. Originally, creches were public nurseries for the children of poor women who had to go out to work during the day. At the early creches, for a small payment, the children were nursed and fed during the day, remaining with their parents at night. These institutions were first started in Paris in 1844 and ...
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