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foster sister

noun
1.
a girl brought up with another child of different parents.
Origin of foster sister
1640-1650
1640-50
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  • Now, instead of firing, he released his hold on Elsie's arm and thrust out to meet the frantic rush of her foster-sister.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
  • Maria Clara refused to be comforted by her aunt and her foster-sister.

    An Eagle Flight Jos Rizal
  • Apq Begm was another;1053 she had no children; that Pp ghcha the Mrz made such a favourite of was her foster-sister.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Yet she was no less mystified than Lennon by her foster-sister's manner.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
  • Elsie, cleared of any kinship to Farley, at once became in his thoughts a being of finer nature than her foster-sister.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
  • Elsie struggled free from Lennon to fling her arms about her foster-sister.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
  • Carmena checked her indignant protest and gazed down at her foster-sister.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
  • Pp ghcha, the foster-sister of Apq Begm was another mistress.

    The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Maria Clara did nothing but weep and would not listen to the consoling words of her aunt and of Andeng, her foster-sister.

    The Social Cancer Jos Rizal
  • Joy pressed forward eagerly with her foster-sister at her heels.

    The Lady of North Star Ottwell J. Binns

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