fosterling

noun
fos·​ter·​ling | \ ˈfȯ-stər-liŋ How to pronounce fosterling (audio) , ˈfä-\

Definition of fosterling

: a foster child

First Known Use of fosterling

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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