Definition of Fosterages
1. fosterage [n] - See also: fosterage
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fosterages
Literary usage of Fosterages
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ancient laws of Ireland by Ireland, John O'Donovan, Eugene O'Curry, William Neilson Hancock, Thaddeus O'Mahony, Alexander George Richey, William Maunsell Hennessy, Robert Atkinson (1901)
"... 'two fosterages which are disputed about, but which are not annulled ' ;—cf.O'Dav., p. ..."
2. The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of Cork: Containing a by Charles Smith (1815)
"... fosterages, &c. with the king's Irish. enemies, for supplying them with horses and arms, and supporting thern against the king's subjects. ..."
3. The Ancient and Present State of the County and City of Cork.: Containing a by Charles Smith, Thomas Crofton Croker, Richard Caulfield (1893)
"... fosterages, etc., with the king's Irish enemies, for supplying them with horses and arms, and supporting them against the king's subjects. ..."
4. The Story of the Irish in Argentina by Thomas Murray (1919)
"... with, if at all possible, a marriage and fosterages was next entered into; but the strangers were all the time making war and making headway. ..."