fosterling


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fosterling

(ˈfɒstəlɪŋ)
n
(Law) a less common word for foster child
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fosterling - a child who is raised by foster parents
child, kid, minor, nipper, tiddler, youngster, tike, shaver, small fry, nestling, fry, tyke - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
foster daughter, foster-daughter - someone who is raised as a daughter although not related by birth
foster son, foster-son - someone who is raised as a son although not related by birth
References in classic literature ?
Now I laughed shrilly, desiring to try the heart of Umslopogaas, my fosterling, yet further.
She was handsome and tall, but with fierce eyes which always watched Umslopogaas, my fosterling; and I noted that he who was fearless of all other things yet seemed to fear Zinita.
Previous studies have shown that self-reported depressive symptoms are related to academic achievement measured by marks (Frojd et al., 2008; Riglin, Frederickson, Shelton, & Rice, 2013; Rothon et al., 2009), directly or through the mediation of entity theory (Da Fonseca et al., 2009), maladaptive explanatory styles (Fosterling & Binser, 2002) and low perceived academic competence (Herman, Lambert, Reinke, & Ialongo, 2008; Quiroga, Janosz, Bisset, & Morin, 2013; Schwartz, Hopmeyer Gorman, Duong, & Nakamoto, 2008;).
Alarmed by the cry of her fosterling, the nurse ran to him and found his cheeks scored by their rigid claws.
moves from Ward's ward to Morris's spiritual fosterling.
Evil have been all your ways, son of Hurin [...] Thankless fosterling, outlaw, slayer of your friend, thief of love, usurper of Nargothrond, captain foolhardy, and deserter of your kin.
As children, they were inseparable: Aurelie, the princess-heir of Jocondagne; Netta, her companion; Garin, a fosterling from the nearby island nation of Skoe; and Loic, a river drac of the mystical fae.
A teoria de Weiner tem sido aplicada numa consideravel diversidade de contextos de realizacao, desde o academico (e.g., Faria, 1996) passando, por exemplo, pelo clinico (e.g., Fosterling, 1988, citado por Biddle, 1993), pela selecao de pessoal (e.g., Sousa, Cunha & Ribeiro, 1992) ou, ainda, pelas relacoes sociais (e.g., Sousa, 1987), ate ao ambito desportivo (e.g., Fonseca, 1993a, 1993b, 1995; Lau & Russell, 1980; Orbach, Singer & Murphey, 1997; Si, Rethorst & Willimczik, 1993).
In a later poem, 'Fosterling', Heaney would contrast a merely descriptive poetic ('the doldrums of what happens') with a more expansive, imaginative mode associated with later middle age ('Me waiting until I was nearly fifty | To credit marvels').
The host-parasite relationship has developed to the extent that cuckoo fosterlings imitate the vocalization of their host, thereby further encouraging the host parent to nurture the fosterling to maturity.(58)