Clusters, filaments, and voids make up the large-scale structure of the Universe, foster-child of gravity and slow time.
It is enough for one college that for a year Cromwell was her foster-child.
When the day was over, Alpheus called to him his foster-child.
One of the great sorrows of her life had been Giovanna's divorce and re-marriage—her own foster-child, as it were!
To please Alciphron, your foster-child, you would make us all beggars.
He was a well-to-do franklin, a great friend of Thorbjorn, and Gudrid lived at his house as his foster-child for a long time.
Her heart misgave her; he was her foster-child—dear to her as her own.
Dame Deborah little knew the evil she was doing when she bereaved her foster-child of his innocent pleasures.
Then the pursuer overtook her foster-child, and pecked him savagely.
Such a tie as often binds a foster-child to its nurse may have been permitted to associate him with his real parents.