Monday, 1 October 2012

Entry: crèche-type (adj.)

In context: " all-out full-cast crèche-type scene hung from a second-floor balcony..."

Definition: From, I assume crèche (n.):

A public nursery for infants; an institution where the infant children of poor women are taken care of while their mothers are at work, or in hospitals, etc. In later use, a day nursery for babies and young children.

Though, interestingly, crèche can also mean:

A representation of the infant Jesus in the manger, with attending figures, often displayed at Christmas.


SNOOT score: 1
Page: 479

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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