from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. one who is, or has been, nursed at the same breast, or brought up by the same nurse as another, but is not of the same parentage.
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- n. your foster brother is a male who is not a son of your parents but who is raised by your parents
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The students who took the advice will have found that Froude was guilty of some strange inadvertences, such as mistaking through a misprint a foster brother for a collection of the classics, but they will not have discovered anything which substantially impairs the value of his work.
Iberian, a Monophysite ascetic, and St. Cosmas, foster brother and friend of St. John Damascene.