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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 sisters from wikipedia
- for other
uses, see sister
(disambiguation). 'sisters' redirects
here. for other
uses, see sisters
(disambiguation). a sister
is the female
(stylized as sisters) is the fourth
full-length studio album
by ****anese idol group
idoling!!!. it reached number
17 on oricon
chart. the song
- three sisters
may be: three sisters
(play), a play by anton chekhov
the three sisters
(1966 film), an american
film production three sisters
and sisters, a 1994 novel
by bebe moore campbell brothers
and sisters, a novel
by ivy compton-burnett brothers
- france. for the order founded
in spain, see little sisters
of the abandoned
elderly. the little sisters
of the poor is a roman catholic religious
- see also: sister
or the sisters
may also refer
to: the sisters
(abbott thayer), an 1884 painting
- the mcguire sisters
were a singing
trio in american
po****r music. the group
sisters: christine mcguire
(born july 30, 1926); dorothy
- name, see sisters
(anglican). not to be confused
of charity. many religious communities
have the term sisters
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