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.

Exact synonyms: Foster Brother
Generic synonyms: Male, Male Person



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foster-brother

fossorial mammal
fossorious
fossors
fossula
fossula fenestrae cochleae
fossula fenestrae vestibuli
fossula petrosa
fossula rotunda
fossulae
fossulae tonsillares
fossulate
fossulæ
fossy
fossæ
foster
foster-brother (current term)
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
foster father

Literary usage of Foster-brother

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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, ..."

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