Definition of sisters. Meaning of sisters. Synonyms of sisters

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Definition of sisters

Sister Sis"ter, n. [OE. sister, fr. Icel. systir; also suster, from AS. sweostor, sweoster, swuster, akin to OFries. sweester, suster, LG. s["u]ster, suster, D. zuster, OS. & OHG. swestar, G. schwester, Icel. systir, Sw. syster, Dan. s["o]ster, Goth. swistar, Lith. ses?, Russ. sestra, Pol. siostra, L. soror, Skr. svasr. [root]298. Cf. Cousin.] 1. A female who has the same parents with another person, or who has one of them only. In the latter case, she is more definitely called a half sister. The correlative of brother. I am the sister of one Claudio. --Shak. 2. A woman who is closely allied to, or assocciated with, another person, as in the sdame faith, society, order, or community. --James ii. 15. 3. One of the same kind, or of the same condition; -- generally used adjectively; as, sister fruits. --Pope. Sister Block (Naut.), a tackle block having two sheaves, one above the other. Sister hooks, a pair of hooks fitted together, the shank of one forming a mousing for the other; -- called also match hook. Sister of charity, Sister of mercy. (R. C. Ch.) See under Charity, and Mercy.
Sister Sis"ter, v. t. To be sister to; to resemble closely. [Obs.] --Shak.

Meaning of sister from wikipedia

- 'brothers', 'sister', 'sisters' and 'siblings' redirect here. for other uses, see brother (disambiguation), brothers (disambiguation), sister (disambiguation)
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- sister, sister may refer to: sister, sister (tv series), a television sitcom starring tia and tamera mowry sister, sister (1982 film), a tv movie starring
- in broadcasting, sister stations or sister channels are radio or television stations operated by the same company, by direct ownership or through a management
- twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal and social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states
- for the australian singing duo, see sister2sister. sister 2 sister is a monthly u.s. four-color magazine devoted to the world of african-american entertainment
- a sister ship is a ship of the same cl**** as, or of virtually identical design to, another ship. such vessels share a near-identical hull and superstructure
- houston has 17 sister cities designated by sister cities international—a nonprofit citizen diplomacy network creating and strengthening partnerships between