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Definition of Sister of mercy
Sister of mercySister 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.
Meaning of Sister of mercy from wikipedia
- The Sisters of Mercy
are an English
rock band, formed
in 1980 in Leeds. After achieving early underground
fame there, the band had their commercial
- The Religious Sisters of Mercy
(R.S.M.) are members of
a religious institute of Catholic women founded
in 1831 in Dublin, Ireland, by Catherine
- The Sisters of Mercy
are a worldwide Catholic religious order founded
McAuley. Sisters of Mercy
to: Sisters of Mercy of
- Allegations of abuse of children
in certain institutions
owned, managed, and largely staffed
by the Sisters of Mercy
, in Ireland, form a sub-set of
- The discography of
rock band The Sisters of Mercy consists of three studio
albums, two compilation
albums, two extended plays
(EPs), and sixteen...
- "Sister Of Mercy
" is a song by the British
pop group Thompson
Twins. It was originally included
on the group's 1984 album
Into The Gap, though
- The Sisters of Mercy of
New Jersey began
as an offshoot of
the Catholic Sisters of Mercy order
in New Jersey whose ministry focuses
to the community...
- Sister of Mercy
(French: La petite soeur
des pauvres) is a 1929 French silent drama
by George Pallu
and starring Desdemona
Bożej Miłosierdzia (Congregation of the Sisters of
Our Lady of Mercy
to give Kowalska
1778 – 11 November
1841) was an Irish religious sister
the Sisters of Mercy
in 1831. The women's congregation
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