foster son

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n foster son someone who is raised as a son although not related by birth
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Foster son a male foster child.
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Usage

In literature:

Moreover Harald Eirikson is my foster-son and hath sat on my knee.
"The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade)" by Snorri Sturluson
This illusion was fostered by the name the Jovians gave themselves, the 'Sons of God.
"Giants on the Earth" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, Foster Lane, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 182, April 23, 1853" by Various
Foster, son of the Speaker, 412.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
I have seen mothers guilty of incalculable harm by fostering such inclinations in their sons.
"Religion and Lust" by James Weir
A little later they died, leaving their foster son nothing.
"Madge Morton's Victory" by Amy D.V. Chalmers
I know him well; he was the foster-brother of my son.
"Stories of Many Lands" by Grace Greenwood
GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, Foster Lane, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 183, April 30, 1853" by Various
GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, Foster Lane, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 203, September 17, 1853" by Various
GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, Foster Lane, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 211, November 12, 1853" by Various
GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, Foster Lane, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 213, November 26, 1853" by Various
And made way for his foster son.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, Foster Lane, London.
"Notes and Queries, No. 209, October 29 1853" by Various
GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, Foster Lane, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 219, January 7, 1854" by Various
GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, Foster Lane, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 231, April 1, 1854" by Various
GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, Foster Lane, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 192, July 2, 1853" by Various
GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, Foster Lane, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 193, July 9, 1853" by Various
GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, Foster Lane, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 194, July 16, 1853" by Various
GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, Foster Lane, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 195, July 23, 1853" by Various
GEORGE KNIGHT & SONS, Foster Lane, London.
"Notes and Queries, Number 215, December 10, 1853" by Various
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In poetry:

I, Diarmid of Newry named,
Of Connaught, of Beura famed--
Foster son to that Angus of Broa whose stride
Revealed the best man on the far mountain side:--
"The Death Of The Boar" by John Douglas Sutherland Campbell

In news:

ELK POINT – When long-time health care worker Rose Lenz's son first told her about Veterans Administration Medical Foster Home s (MFH), she was not receptive to the idea.
A Kearns foster mother is charged with seven counts of sexual abuse involving her two teenage foster sons.
Tameka Foster's son declared brain dead.
Tameka Foster's son is battling for his life after a horrible accident this weekend.
Gullah couple's advice on life lives in foster son 's book.
Islander's former foster son killed in shooting in Connecticut.
Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson's foster son facing gun, drug charges.
One victim said Foster smashed her car 's windshield, and took a bicycle that was supposed to be her 5-year-old son's Christmas gift.
Jameson Michael Conner , 2 on Oct 6, 2012, is the son of Josh Conner , Pleasant City, and Kayla Foster, Barnesville.
He was born Aug 1, 1956, at Belington, a foster son of the late Bradford E Talbott and Ruth V Biller Talbott.
Sheila Foster's son Corey died after being restrained face-down by staff when he allegedly refused to leave the basketball court at Leake & Watts school in Yonkers, N.Y.
The son of Kenneth D and Agnes (Foster) McCaffery.
Foster son Michael (Tracy) Harmon of Findlay, Ohio.
One son to stay in foster care .
In that case, the two were serving as foster parents for the teenage sons of Aung Win, a 43-year-old Burmese man beaten to death in April 2011 by a neighbor.
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