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- n. The property of being fatherly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The qualities of a father; parantal kindness, care, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being fatherly; resemblance to a kind father; parental kindness, care, and tenderness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the benignity and protectiveness of or befitting a father
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