from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The condition or occupation of a forester.
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I ask you and the goodwife to take Gudrid here in fostership.
Tribute and bid me make test of the lessons of my fostership.
Brought up amid warlike scenes, where battles with the Danish invaders were of frequent occurrence, young Brian had now, at fifteen, completed the years of his fostership, and was a lad of strong and dauntless courage, cool and clear-headed, and a firm foe of Ireland's scourge -- the fierce "Dub-Gaile," or "Black Gentiles," as the Danes were called.
Erne Pillar, where you will be put in fostership with Orme. "