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synonyms for foundling

  • castaway
  • waif
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How to use foundling in a sentence

It is true that the parents so provided think more of the twenty-five francs than they do of the foundling.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The little blue placard hung over the cot, as in the foundling hospitals, states the child's nationality: "Moldo, Wallachian."
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
The Foundling Hospital is another of the public institution of which the people are justly proud.
WAYS OF WAR AND PEACEDELIA AUSTRIAN
Much in the same way many a modern maiden places her shame-covered infant in the turn-table of a foundling institution.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
Perhaps he himself had been a foundling laid on the doorstep long ago, belonging neither to his mother nor to anyone else.
SINISTER STREET, VOL. 1COMPTON MACKENZIE
The Foundling had become quite a pet charity with Parliament and people.
ART IN ENGLANDDUTTON COOK
Who picked you out of the gutter, miss, and brought you up and fed you, when you would otherwise have gone to the foundling?
LA MERE BAUCHEANTHONY TROLLOPE
To such we leave them, and follow where the author leads us, to his next resource, the Foundling Hospital.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. I. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
And then, as he thought of his own condition—that of a mere poor-house foundling—his eyes grew moist.
THE MISSING TIN BOXARTHUR M. WINFIELD
Certain funds, for instance, may have been set apart as a foundation for a foundling asylum or a retreat for invalids.
THE THEORY OF THE LEISURE CLASSTHORSTEIN VEBLEN
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WORDS RELATED TO FOUNDLING

  • foundling
  • ragamuffin
  • stray
  • waif
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