Definition of Foster family

1. Noun. The family of a fosterling.

Generic synonyms: Family, Home, House, Household, Menage



Definition of Foster family

1. Noun. A family having at least one foster child. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foster Family

fossæ
foster
foster-brother
foster-child
foster-daughter
foster-father
foster-mother
foster-nurse
foster-parent
foster-sister
foster-son
foster care
foster child
foster children
foster families
foster family (current term)
foster father
foster home
foster home care
foster mother
foster parent
foster parents
fosterage
fosterages
fostercare
fostered
fosterer
fosterers
fostering
fosterings

Literary usage of Foster family

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1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1847)
"CHARLES GOOKIN.t THE foster family. I. REGINALD FOSTER was the venerable patriarch of the family in America. He was descended from an ancient and ..."

2. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1910)
"JARZ foster family. Foster (William Eaton). Notes on the foster family of Dowsby and Moulton, Co. Lincoln, and their marriage connections. ..."

3. Pioneer Sketches of Long Point Settlement, Or, Norfolk's Foundation Builders by Egbert Americus Owen (1898)
""NED" FOSTER AND HIS DOG " GUNNER "—foster family. PROMINENT among the old families of Walsingham are the Fosters. In every quality essential to the ..."

4. Guide to Printed Books and Manuscripts Relating to English and Foreign by George Gatfield (1892)
"Par. 1829, 8° Foster, see also Forster. The foster family, of ... -The Foster Family. One Line of the Descendants of William Foster, son of Reginald Foster, ..."

5. History of Pembroke, N. H.: 1730-1895 by Nathan Franklin Carter, Trueworthy Ladd Fowler (1895)
"ДО. Harriett« Abbie • b. 7 Dec. 1882 in Pembroke. 1. Reginald.1 XLVII. THE FOSTER FAMILY. 2. Abraham* (Reginald'). 3. Ephraim* (Abraham,* Reginald'); m. ..."

6. Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire: A Record of by Lewis publishing company, Chicago, Ezra Scollay Stearns, William Frederick Whitcher, Edward Everett Parker (1908)
"During its existence the foster family has been a hardy, persevering and ... The foster family has an authentic record covering a period of nearly one ..."

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