Definition of sisters. Meaning of sisters. Synonyms of sisters
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Definition of sisters
SisterSister 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
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
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
- a sister group
or sister taxon
is a systematic
term from cladistics denoting
the closest relatives
of a group
in a phylogenetic
tree. the expression
- sister, sister
to: sister, sister
(tv series), a television sitcom starring
tia and tamera mowry
(1982 film), a tv movie
- in broadcasting, sister stations
or sister channels
or television stations operated
by the same company, by direct ownership
- a sister
ship is a ship of the same cl**** as, or of virtually identical design
ship. such vessels share
a near-identical hull and superstructure
has 17 sister cities designated
by sister cities
international—a nonprofit citizen diplomacy network creating
and strengthening partnerships
- brother-in-law or sister-in-law. a brother-in-law (plural brothers-in-law) is the brother
of one's spouse
or the husband
of one's sibling. a sister-in-law (plural
- twin towns
or sister cities
are a form of legal
and social agreement between
towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states