fosterling
noun Date: before 12th century a foster child

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fosterling — Fos ter*ling, n. [AS. f[=o]storling.] A foster child. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fosterling — [fôs′tər liŋ] n. [ME < OE fostorling: see LING1] Now Rare a foster child …   English World dictionary

  • fosterling — n. a foster child; a nursling or proteacutegeacute. Etymology: OE fosterling (as FOSTER) …   Useful english dictionary

  • fosterling — /faw steuhr ling, fos teuhr /, n. See foster child. [bef. 1000; ME; OE fostorling. See FOSTER, LING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • fosterling — noun a foster child …   Wiktionary

  • fosterling — fos·ter·ling || fÉ‘stÉ™(r)lɪŋ , fÉ”s / fÉ’s n. foster child, child who receives parental care from someone unrelated by blood …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fosterling — noun chiefly archaic a foster child. Origin OE fōstorling (see foster, ling) …   English new terms dictionary

  • fosterling — fos·ter·ling …   English syllables

  • fosterling — /ˈfɒstəlɪŋ/ (say fostuhling) noun a foster child. {Middle English; Old English fōstorling. See foster (noun), ling1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Friedrich Wilhelm Emil Fösterling — Friedrich Wilhelm Emil Försterling (* 3. September 1827 in Dresden; † 10. März 1872) war ein sozialdemokratischer Politiker. Er war unter anderem Präsident des LADAV und Mitglied des Norddeutschen Reichstages. Friedrich Wilhelm Emil Försterling …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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