foster-mother foster-mother


  • (n) a woman who is a foster parent and raises another's child


  1. Thereupon the impish child is accused of withering the fruit of her foster-mother's womb, and of casting a fatal ailment upon her beloved foster-father.
  2. Already foster-mother of a year-old adopted child, she loves children, says they love her.
  3. Ferdinand, son of an Austrian colonel, was orphaned young, and his old nurse Barbara became practically his foster-mother.
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