The State becomes a foster-parent, and as far as possible provides a substitute for the home.
His first war was with the city of Alba Longa, the foster-parent of Rome.
The loss of the papers is a very material point; and the sudden illness of your foster-parent is very unfortunate.
The various Orders all lay practically the same duties on the foster-parent.
This foster-parent should not be more than thirty years of age, nor should her milk be more than three months old.
Biochemistry came into being and, with Liebig as foster-parent, grew into modern Physiology.
How does the young Molothrus learn to distinguish, even by sight, its foster-parent from any other bird approaching the nest?
Professor Lloyd Morgan was foster-parent to two moorhens which grew up in isolation from their kindred.
The person thoroughly suitable should be in middle life, engaged in active duties, and fit to act the part of a foster-parent.
The cowbird hatched and reared by the sparrow, or the warbler, or the vireo does not sing the song of the foster-parent.