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