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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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n foster-daughter A female nourished or reared like an own daughter, though not such by birth.
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Usage

In literature:

He was rescued and fostered by a shepherd; he tended the flocks; he loved the daughter of a river god, OEnone.
"Adventures among Books" by Andrew Lang
It was that worship of distinction which had caused her to have her young daughter's talent for dancing fostered.
"Beyond" by John Galsworthy
Did it fall upon you last night when the daughter of Amen, my foster-child, instructed you in secret?
"Morning Star" by H. Rider Haggard
He wanted to make, not a wife, but a concubine of her, the foster daughter of an honorable house, and the daughter of a king.
"Quo Vadis" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
Baun went to sing for the King's foster-daughters, and Deelish went to work at the little loom in the King's chamber.
"The King of Ireland's Son" by Padraic Colum
He smiled again when he heard that Mrs. Foster and her daughter had been to ask after him that evening.
"The Last Galley" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Her foster-daughter's glance of displeasure at this was tinder to the old lady's temper, and Dan entered most opportunely.
"The Inn at the Red Oak" by Latta Griswold
You are the daughter of Lopez, the daughter of my foster father!
"The Worlds Greatest Books" by Arthur Mee, J. A. Hammerton, Eds.
Major Whistler married for his first wife Mary, daughter of Dr. Foster Swift of the U.S. Army, and Deborah, daughter of Capt.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 586, March 26, 1887" by Various
Three daughters survive Colonel Foster, Mrs. I.G.
"History of Kershaw's Brigade" by D. Augustus Dickert
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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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