Definition of Foster-brother
1. Noun. Your foster brother is a male who is not a son of your parents but who is raised by your parents.
Generic synonyms: Male, Male Person
Lexicographical Neighbors of Foster-brother
Literary usage of Foster-brother
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"Her eyes fixed on the sea, seeking there the vessel of her foster- brother, her only consolation in the world, and whom since long she had awaited; ..."
2. Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, &c. by Samuel Carter Hall (1843)
"There's nothing," said Philip one day to a casual visitor, " there's nothing breaks my heart more than my unfortunate foster- brother ; I can endure ..."
3. The Warner Library by Charles Dudley Warner, Harry Morgan Ayres, John William Cunliffe, Helen Rex Keller, Gerhard Richard Lomer (1917)
"THE foster-brother —TREGUIER DIALECT ARGUMENT THIS ballad, some variants of which I owe to the Abbe Henry, and which is one of the most popular of Brittany, ..."