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nurture
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

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Definition
help develop or grow
  • The rams of the flock were well nurtured and thick of fleece, great and goodly, with wool dark as the violet.
    Book 9 (74% in)
  • Nought feebler doth the earth nurture than man, of all the creatures that breathe and move upon the face of the earth.
    Book 18 (31% in)
  • There he beheld all those that had been his companions, and his mother who bore him and nurtured him, while yet he was a little one.
    Book 23 (87% in)
  • And how he came to the isle Ogygia, and to the nymph Calypso, who kept him there in her hollow caves, longing to have him for her lord, and nurtured him and said that she would make him never to know death or age all his days: yet she never won his heart within his breast.
    Book 23 (90% in)

There are no more uses of "nurture" in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang).

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