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1A person employed to carry or transport a baby; (later also) a woman who carries a child in the womb.
2Any of various devices for carrying a baby or small child, especially one designed to be worn over the shoulders with the baby supported on one's back, hips, or chest.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Household Words.
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