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
- it is a gender-neutral term and includes
a male sibling, called
a brother, a female
a sister. brother', 'younger sister', etc.
(stylized as sisters) is the fourth
full-length studio album
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17 on oricon
- a sister group
or sister taxon
is a systematic
term from cladistics denoting
the closest relatives
of a group
in a phylogenetic
- a sister
ship is a ship of the same class
as, or of virtually identical design
ship. such vessels share
a near-identical hull
in common usage
'nun' and 'sister' are often
(the same title
of 'sister' for an individual member
- in broadcasting
, sister stations
or sister channels
and/or television station
by the same company, by direct
women's religious institutes continued
to spread their ministry
in nursing, with orders
like the little sisters
of the poor (aged
- the scientific journal
(journal) , phylogenetic
nomenclature, often called
'cladistic nomenclature' or 'cladistic
- minogue lives
in london, united kingdom
and has done so for the past 20 years
minogue's sister, dannii minogue
, is also a pop singer
- margaret spent
much of her childhood years
in the company
of her older sister
and parents. her life changed dramatically
in 1936, when her