foster sister

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n foster sister your foster sister is a female who is not a daughter of your parents but who is raised by your parents
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Foster sister one who is, or has been, nursed at the same breast, or brought up by the same nurse as another, but is not of the same parentage.
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Usage

In literature:

Frank Fowler, a poor boy, bravely determines to make a living for himself and his foster-sister Grace.
"The Young Lieutenant" by Oliver Optic
The next evening a little perfumed note came to Ibarra by the hand of Andeng, Maria's foster sister.
"An Eagle Flight" by José Rizal
My mother was Monsieur Edmond's foster sister.
"Nobody's Girl" by Hector Malot
Frank Fowler, a poor boy, bravely determines to make a living for himself and his foster-sister Grace.
"Adrift on the Pacific" by Edward S. Ellis
Maria Clara, refusing to listen to the consolation of her aunt and foster sister, did nothing but weep.
"Friars and Filipinos" by Jose Rizal
My little Kit, my dainty foster-sister!
"The Sun Maid" by Evelyn Raymond
Thrown upon his own resources Frank Fowler, a poor boy, bravely determines to make a living for himself and his foster-sister Grace.
"Corporal 'Lige's Recruit" by James Otis
There was a vast store of love and tenderness in him, and this he poured out on his foster-sister.
"The Cottage of Delight" by Will N. Harben
Victoria is my foster-sister.
"The Casque's Lark" by Eugène Sue
The history of astrology, which was the foster-sister of astronomy, goes back to the early days of the human race.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
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In poetry:

This First Lieutenant proved to be
His foster-sister MAY,
Who went to sea for love of he
In masculine array.
"The Martinet" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is looking for two young sisters who were reported missing Wednesday from their foster home in Youngtown.
Maricopa County authorities are searching for two young sisters who apparently ran away from their foster home in Youngtown, west of Phoenix.
Sisters, Novella Overton, Juanelle Foster, Louella Carlton and Charlotte Brummett.
Hospital District commissioners J. Michael Edwards, far left, and George Foster listen on as Chairwoman Lenore Bayuk reads a letter from PeaceHealth's Sister Kathleen Pruitt, at the commission's Sept 18 meeting.
If so, we know you stopped by the Sister 2 Sister area to snap a photo with Jamie Foster Brown.
Interview by Jamie Foster Brown (Excerpted from the August 2009 issue of Sister 2 Sister magazine).
2 runaway foster home sisters located.
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