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Origin of stepmother
OTHER WORDS FROM stepmotherstep·moth·er·ly, adverbstep·moth·er·li·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for stepmother
This was said to have created tension between his two grown daughters and their stepmother, who were known not to get along.Would You Stay in Lizzie Borden’s Ax-Murder House?|Nina Strochlic|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her father and stepmother both beat her, and she was forced to become a maid in her own house.How One Young Woman Escaped Childhood Abuse and a Forced Marriage|Moral Courage|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On December 18, Kerri and her brother, Mike, told Piers Morgan on CNN about their grievances with their stepmother.
My stepmother knew Rabbi Kahane through her political activism in the 80's and remained close with some of his confidantes.
My relationship with Kahanism began in 2004, at the age of 10, when I moved to Israel to live with my father and stepmother.
Helen marvelled and the stepmother wondered at seeing the fruit.Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen|Alexander Chodsko
Tony drew comparisons between his dead mother, his stepmother and his proposed wife, and morals therefrom.A Humble Enterprise|Ada Cambridge
For my part, I never saw a froward child mended by whipping; and I would not have the mother country become a stepmother.The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son|The Earl of Chesterfield
Wonderful handy with babies, though, and if anybody was wanting a nurse now—a stepmother's breath is cold—but Nancy!The Manxman|Hall Caine
Their proper names are not given, and we do not learn that the stepmother has a pair of sons.