foster daughter


noun
  1. a girl raised like one's own daughter, though not such by birth or adoption.

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How to use foster daughter in a sentence

  • "My new little foster-daughter," said Mrs. Harold, kissing the velvety cheeks.

    Peggy Stewart at School | Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • The foster-daughter cried and pleaded even more touchingly than before; but all to no avail.

    The Norwegian Fairy Book | Clara Stroebe
  • Mr. Stevens gazed searchingly at the young girl so like his foster daughter.

    Marjorie Dean | Pauline Lester
  • I learned that she was Bertalda, foster-daughter of a great duke, and each evening I became her partner in the dances.

    The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV. | Editors: Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  • As the Amphib-King's foster-daughter, she could get the boat through to the Amphib island without any trouble at all.

    Rastignac the Devil | Philip Jos Farmer