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foster brother

noun
1.
a boy brought up with another child of different parents.
Origin of foster brother
1000
before 1000; Middle English; Old English fōster brōthor
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  • At last it is all arranged, 194and your foster brother will have the wife he wants.

    Ten Tales Franois Coppe
  • I know you, sir: my foster brother has often mentioned you as his best friend.

    The Indian Chief Gustave Aimard
  • He then drew the bills from his breast, and handed them to his foster brother.

    The Gold-Seekers Gustave Aimard
  • Our gentleman will have educated him, it will be his own foster brother if it is possible.

  • All night long he cried for his mother and his foster brother.

  • The count drew up a butaca, sat down opposite Valentine, took a cigar from the case his foster brother handed him, and lit it.

    The Gold-Seekers Gustave Aimard
  • Louis was too well acquainted with his foster brother's firm and resolute character to try and combat his will.

    The Gold-Seekers Gustave Aimard
  • Even before embracing his foster brother, or pressing his hand, Valentine turned and looked searchingly along the beach.

    The Gold-Seekers Gustave Aimard
  • As he turned his face toward the mansion the features seemed identical with those of her foster brother.

  • Somebody spoke of this Doctor Studdiford, and I said at once that it must be my foster brother.

    The Story Of Julia Page Kathleen Norris

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