foster mother


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foster mother

n
(Law) a woman who looks after or brings up a child or children as a mother, in place of the natural or adoptive mother
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Noun1.foster mother - a woman who is a foster parent and raises another's child
foster parent, foster-parent - a person who acts as parent and guardian for a child in place of the child's natural parents but without legally adopting the child
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The boy did not cry out--a trait inherited from his savage sire whom long years in the jungle following the death of his foster mother, Kala the great ape, had taught that there was none to come to the succor of the fallen.
It was Kala, and as quickly as Tarzan saw that Tublat was gaining on her he dropped with the rapidity of a falling stone, from branch to branch, toward his foster mother.
When I was a little balu my skin, I presume, looked very white indeed against the beautiful, black coat of Kala, my foster mother and so they called me Tarzan, the Tarmangani.
It was given him by his foster mother, Kala, the great she-ape.
Their foster mothers may not even have had an egg in the incubator, as was the case with Sola, who had not commenced to lay, until less than a year before she became the mother of another woman's offspring.
The supervisor lifted through a pile of forms that had turned yellow through age and found that her foster father Chang Hung-chi and foster mother Kuo Ching-ching are still providing foster care.
LOOKINGGLASS - A 16-year-old Roseburg boy is accused of murdering his foster mother and foster sister, as well as his biological AaAeAeA siste at the family's home near the AaAeAeA community of Lookingglass, just southwe of Roseburg, on AaAeAeA Tuesday, AaAeAeA officials said Wednes
A 10-month-old baby died after her foster mother allegedly dropped her, leaving the toddler in an unresponsive state.
My sister, foster mother of the little doll was too stunned but that being an 'arranged marriage', nobody could have backed out.
Stepmother Russia, Foster Mother America: Identity Transitions in the New Odessa Jewish Commune, Odessa, Oregon, New York, 1881-1891.
I grew up wanting to help children born into unhappy circumstances so when my two boys started school I became a foster mother, first privately and then officially.
Friedgut examines the intersections between Am Olam and Russian populism in Stepmother Russia, Foster Mother America: Identity Transitions in the New Odessa Jewish Commune, Odessa, Oregon, New York, 1881-1891.