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crèche



Pronunciation: (kresh, krāsh; Fr. kresh), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/creche.html on line 73 [key]
n.,
pl. crèch•esPronunciation: (kresh'iz, krā'shiz; Fr. kresh). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/creche.html on line 89 [key]

1. a small or large modeled representation or tableau of Mary, Joseph, and others around the crib of Jesus in the stable at Bethlehem, as is displayed in homes or erected for exhibition in a community at Christmas season.
2. a home for foundlings.
3. Brit.a day-care center; day nursery.
4. Animal Behav.an assemblage of dependent young that are cared for communally.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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