• WordNet 3.6
    • n stepson the son your spouse by a former marriage
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: There are no female characters in Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island because he was following the instructions of his stepson, Lloyd Osbourne, for whom he wrote the book. Llyod wanted a story "about a map, a treasure, a mutiny and a derelict ship. No women in the story."
    • n Stepson A son of one's husband or wife by a former marriage.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stepson A son of one's husband or wife by a former marriage.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. steĆ³psunu,


In literature:

He came with a message from her two stepsons.
"How It All Came Round" by L. T. Meade
Mrs. Lincoln noted these things, and made up her mind that her stepson would be a great man some day.
"Historic Boyhoods" by Rupert Sargent Holland
Daventry has become Daintree, Dentry, and probably the imitative Dainty, while Stepson is for Stevenson.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
The Sittmann was Dame du Palais, her stepsons were Kammerjunker (equerries) to the Duke.
"A German Pompadour" by Marie Hay
In his last sickness the old man's mind constantly turned to his lost stepson.
"Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates" by Howard I. Pyle
His interview with his stepson is universally known.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Since then she had altered her behavior; her interests lay in conciliating her stepson.
"Our Bessie" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
According to the legend, her stepson, King Edward, was hunting in the neighborhood and stopped at the door to ask for a drink.
"England, Picturesque and Descriptive" by Joel Cook
Thither he and his wife and stepson travelled accordingly at the end of October.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
This was Eugene Beauharnais, the stepson of the Emperor.
"Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
And as Drusus had been long since dead, Tiberius Nero was the only surviving stepson.
"Roman Women" by Alfred Brittain
Her numerous murders included her stepson, a king, and the Archbishop of Rouen.
"Women of Early Christianity" by Alfred Brittain
Mere solicitude for the welfare of a beloved stepson, eh?
"The Riddle of the Night" by Thomas W. Hanshew
Her stepson Angantyr used to go with her.
"Stories and Ballads of the Far Past" by Nora Kershaw
If De Roquemaure, her son, or stepson, knows, then she must know too.
"In the Day of Adversity" by John Bloundelle-Burton
Black Eagle turned to his stepson.
"Hawk Eye" by David Cory
He was not a stepson of old Adam, but a full blood.
"A Yankee from the West" by Opie Read
Then she caused her stepson, the Marquis of Xardi, to spread the rumour that she was convalescent.
"Majesty" by Louis Couperus
Appointed Eugene Beauharnais, his stepson, viceroy of Italy.
"The Evolution of an Empire" by Mary Parmele
To secure the succession for her own children she brought about the murder of her stepson Agathocles.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various

In news:

Usher's Former Stepson Dies After Accident.
Usher's Stepson Declared Brain Dead After Jet Ski Accident.
Over the weekend Usher's stepson was declared brain dead after jet ski accident.
Family friend identified in Usher stepson 's boating accident.
0Usher's stepson declared brain dead.
The stepson of a Barbourville murder victim wants people to know his stepfather was a good man.
A man who took a swing at his stepson because of a comment has been charged with battery.
Kyle Glover, 11, the stepson of R&B singer Usher, is fighting for his.
R&B STAR Usher's stepson is fighting for his life in Georgia after he was badly injured in a boating accident on a lake outside Atlanta, according to news reports.
Usher's 11-year-old stepson declared brain dead after accident.
R&B singer Usher's 11-year-old stepson Kyle Glover was hit by a jet ski in an Atlanta lake.
Helen Gurley Brown's deleted stepson .
Usher's Stepson Dies at Atlanta Hospital.
51-year-old Jose Alfredo Jimenez and his stepson 18-year-old Michael Pranger surrendered.
My parents lavish our daughter with attention and gifts, but they totally ignore my stepson .