Fostress \Fos"tress\, n. [For fosteress.] A woman who feeds and cherishes; a nurse. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

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  • fostress — noun a female fosterer …   Wiktionary

  • fostress — n. woman who feeds and nurtures; nurse …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fostress — fosˈtress noun (archaic) A female fosterer • • • Main Entry: ↑foster …   Useful english dictionary

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