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foster brother

noun
1.
a boy brought up with another child of different parents.
Origin of foster brother
1000
before 1000; Middle English; Old English fōster brōthor
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  • Happy over his good fortune, Arthur returned to the tourney ground and gave the new sword to his foster brother.

  • At last it is all arranged, 194and your foster brother will have the wife he wants.

    Ten Tales Franois Coppe
  • And after this the voyagers sailed away from the island, leaving Maildun's second foster brother behind.

  • He then drew the bills from his breast, and handed them to his foster brother.

    The Gold-Seekers Gustave Aimard
  • Lisle—adopted son of James Davis, and his ward, and foster brother to Eddy.

  • All night long he cried for his mother and his foster brother.

  • Your childhood has been the consolation of the poor woman there for the loss of our little one, your foster brother, who died.

    Romance Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • Even before embracing his foster brother, or pressing his hand, Valentine turned and looked searchingly along the beach.

    The Gold-Seekers Gustave Aimard
  • I know you, sir: my foster brother has often mentioned you as his best friend.

    The Indian Chief Gustave Aimard
  • As he turned his face toward the mansion the features seemed identical with those of her foster brother.

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