foster daughter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n foster daughter someone who is raised as a daughter although not related by birth
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Usage

In literature:

Solmund's mother was Thorlaug, daughter of Saemund the Southerner, the foster-brother of Ingimund the Old.
"Grettir The Strong" by Unknown
Canst thou not get from thy daughter an inkling of what passed between them, good Foster?
"Kenilworth" by Sir Walter Scott
Stephen Foster helped his daughter into it and followed her.
"In Friendship's Guise" by Wm. Murray Graydon
He has a foster-daughter, Jutta, of whom we have given an account elsewhere.
"The Hero of Esthonia and Other Studies in the Romantic Literature of That Country" by William Forsell Kirby
His daughter married a man named Mr. Foster.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Magali is the daughter of Elizo's foster-sister, who died when the child was born.
"The Christmas Kalends of Provence" by Thomas A. Janvier
Rather than give up his share of the loot, he chose to risk the great danger to his little foster-daughter.
"Bloom of Cactus" by Robert Ames Bennet
It was but right that he should ask M. Destournier for his foster-daughter.
"A Little Girl in Old Quebec" by Amanda Millie Douglas
The little daughter had grown up in an atmosphere that fostered her hero-worship.
"The Heart of Arethusa" by Francis Barton Fox
Mr. Stevens gazed searchingly at the young girl so like his foster daughter.
"Marjorie Dean" by Pauline Lester
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In news:

Peggy Cantrell's daughter Teri Foster and Cantrell's pastor Buddy Sipe opened testimony in the punishment phase.
Flightplan, starring Jodie Foster as a mother who's either lost her daughter or her mind during a flight from Berlin to New York, is a wonderful movie for about an hour -- a moving, gripping rumination on loss, grief and sanity.
Kelley Weaver, founder of Bay Area Greyhound Adoptions, Inc, poses with her daughter Jenna and adopted greyhound BeeBee (in brown) and foster greyhound Jellybean.
Court date set for man accused of beating foster daughter .
The man accused of beating his 3-year-old foster daughter waived his preliminary hearing on Tuesday.
A lesbian couple in British Columbia who began their relationship as a foster mother and daughter are having a baby.
Hours of sometimes graphic testimony were enough to convince a judge that Fresno resident Jovannee Reynolds should stand trial for killing her foster daughter.
Joshua Tyler Martin is headed to trial on charges he beat his 3-year-old foster daughter over a weekend in September.
Court date set for man accused of beating foster daughter.
Ruth Jones (left), chairman of Foster-Stephens Inc, celebrates with daughter Nancy at the Aug 16 festivities marking Ruth's 100th birthday.
According to the Ohio Attorney General's Office, Dannielle Owens was last seen in Newark at her Foster home at 3 am Sunday, when she took a taxi to Columbus with her then 10-day-old daughter.
When Angela Austin-Knight's teenage son and daughter were placed in foster care in 2008, she was despondent and angry.
She was born February 2, 1924, at Little Brushy, the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland Foster and the late Nora Ellen (Lewis) Foster.
She was born Feb 23, 1958, in Dixon, the daughter of Eugene K and Betty Ann (Foster) Freil.
Foster daughter Denise Harman Thompson of Orrville, Ohio.
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