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foster daughter

a girl raised like one's own daughter, though not such by birth or adoption. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • I learned that she was Bertalda, foster-daughter of a great duke, and each evening I became her partner in the dances.

    The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV. Editors: Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  • It was rediscovered by old Rosendo, and the title transferred to his foster-daughter.

    Carmen Ariza Charles Francis Stocking
  • It was but right that he should ask M. Destournier for his foster-daughter.

    A Little Girl in Old Quebec Amanda Millie Douglas
  • Fierce and angry did he look, as, high above his foster-daughter, he held his magic wand.

  • "Thou dost great honour, earl, to my foster-daughter and my house," he said.

    Eric Brighteyes H. Rider Haggard
  • Undine, the foster-daughter of a good old fisherman and his wife, is a water nymph, and as such is born without a soul.

  • Orm was a good husbandman, and a great friend of Thorbiorn, and Gudrid lived with him for a long time as a foster-daughter.

  • The sisters of our story are their especial care, daughter and foster-daughter of the exquisite chatelaine.

    Orphans of the Storm Henry MacMahon
  • Undine my foster-daughter is still only a child, although she is now nearly eighteen years of age.

    Undine Friedrich de la Motte Fouque
  • "I am the forester's foster-daughter lost in the woods until the prince pursuing the milk-white doe finds her," said Alice.

    Emmy Lou's Road to Grace George Madden Martin

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