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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 sisters from wikipedia

- for other uses, see sister (disambiguation). 'sisters' redirects here. for other uses, see sisters (disambiguation). a sister is the female sibling.
- sisters (stylized as sisters) is the fourth full-length studio album by ****anese idol group idoling!!!. it reached number 17 on oricon chart. the song
- name, see sisters of charity (anglican). not to be confused with missionaries of charity. many religious communities have the term sisters of charity
- for other uses, see scissor sisters (disambiguation). scissor sisters is an american pop group formed in 2001. forged in the 'scuzzy, **** nightlife scene
- other uses, see sisters of st. joseph (disambiguation). the sisters of st. joseph, also known as the congregation of the sisters of st. joseph
- see also: sister (disambiguation) sisters are female siblings. sisters or the sisters may also refer to: the sisters (abbott thayer), an 1884 painting
- polk was moved to the present site of sisters in 1888, and the name was changed to sisters after the three sisters mountains that dominate its western skyline
- origins when sisters june and bonnie pointer began performing in clubs in 1969 as 'pointers, a pair'. the line-up grew to a trio when sister anita pointer