foster brother


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n foster brother your foster brother is a male who is not a son of your parents but who is raised by your parents
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In literature:

De Rerum Natura, by Neckham, the foster-brother of Richard the Lion-hearted.
"Apologia Pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
Skuli also, he who was afterwards called King's-fosterer, & his brother Ketil Crook, likewise fared overseas with Olaf.
"The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade)" by Snorri Sturluson
His residence there was made still more agreeable by the hospitality of a relative, Henry Scrymgeour, brother of his foster-mother.
"Andrew Melville" by William Morison
Seas rolled between the foster-brothers for years, yet their hearts were not divided.
"Stories of Many Lands" by Grace Greenwood
This was my brother William, then nine months old, and Margaret Spence was his foster-mother.
"Spare Hours" by John Brown
Donald kneeled down in the grave and kissed like a lover his foster-brother on the brow.
"Border Ghost Stories" by Howard Pease
Few men were in greater danger than Weber, the foster-brother of the queen.
"Lectures on the French Revolution" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
Have not her gallant brothers, boys fostered, nurtured in freedom, soared to taste the liberty of heaven?
"The Buccaneer" by Mrs. S. C. Hall
"Our Home in the Silver West" by Gordon Stables
Asaloq, men say, had a foster-brother.
"Eskimo Folktales" by Unknown

In poetry:

ALL. They left their foster-mother,
The one was Ralph, our brother,
Our captain was the other,
A many years ago.
"HMS Pinafore: Act II" by William Schwenck Gilbert
"We grew up in the usual way - my friend,
My foster-brother, daily growing thinner,
While gradually I began to mend,
And thrived amazingly on double dinner.
And every one, besides my foster-mother,
Believed that either of us was the other.
"The Baby's Vengeance" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Ever since 17-year-old Matt Foster's older brother, T.J.
Brother of Roland (Shirley) Crandall , the late Florence Foster and Esto Buche.
Point Defiance's Sumatran tiger cub to get foster brother .
Point Defiance's Sumatran tiger cub to get foster brother.
Vincent Gizzarelli and his wife have two teens and serve as foster parents to three young brothers with disabilities.
Asked if his brother had expressed to him how thankful he was of Foster 's selfless offer, he slowly added, "I would say yes to that question.".
Her parents divorced early and because of their drug and alcohol issues, she was raised in John Fredrick Weissner Foster Home for Children with her brother.