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synonyms for fosterage

  • fostering
  • raising
  • adopting
  • taking in
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  • rejection
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How to use fosterage in a sentence

Fosterage, we are told, was of two sorts, for affection and compensation.
CATHOLIC WORLD, VOL. XIII, APRIL TO SEPTEMBER, 1871VARIOUS
Connected apparently with the tribal sentiment were the strange customs of fosterage and gossipred.
IRISH HISTORY AND THE IRISH QUESTIONGOLDWIN SMITH
Fosterage consisted in putting out the child to be reared by a tribesman who became its foster-father.
IRISH HISTORY AND THE IRISH QUESTIONGOLDWIN SMITH
A child in fosterage was reared and educated suitably for the position it was destined to fill in life.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Marriage and fosterage between the English and Irish are forbidden, and declared to be high treason.
THE STORY OF IRELANDEMILY LAWLESS
He was in fosterage with Bishop Patrec, the saint in the Southreys.
CAPITALS OF THE NORTHLANDSIAN C. HANNAH
Fosterage might be undertaken out of affection or for payment.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 7VARIOUS
I was always a dependent thing, wanting fosterage and support.
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY, VOLUME II (OF 2)FLORENCE A. THOMAS MARSHALL
In order to remedy this marriage, fosterage, gossipred, and even concubinage with the Irish was declared high treason.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOLUME I (OF II)RICHARD BAGWELL
Fosterage is, I believe, sometimes performed upon more liberal terms.
A JOURNEY TO THE WESTERN ISLES OF SCOTLANDSAMUEL JOHNSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FOSTERAGE

  • adopting
  • fosterage
  • fostering
  • raising
  • taking in
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