Definition of Sister. Meaning of Sister. Synonyms of Sister

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Definition of Sister

Sister
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
Sister Sis"ter, v. t. To be sister to; to resemble closely. [Obs.] --Shak.

Meaning of Sister from wikipedia

- A sister is a woman or girl who shares one or more parents with another. The male counterpart is a brother. Although the term typically refers to a familial...
- Sister Wives is an American reality television series broadcast on TLC that premiered on September 26, 2010. The show do****ents the life of a polygamist...
- Sister My Sister is a 1994 film starring British actresses Julie Walters, Joely Richardson, and Jodhi May. The film was directed by Nancy Meckler and written...
- Sister cities or twin towns are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states,...
- Sister, Sister is an American television sitcom starring identical twins Tia and Tamera Mowry. It premiered on April 1, 1994, and concluded on May 23,...
- Sister Act is a 1992 American musical comedy film directed by Emile Ardolino and written by Joseph Howard, with musical arrangements by Marc Shaiman. It...
- Sister, Sister may refer to: Sister, Sister (TV series), a television sitcom starring Tia and Tamera Mowry Sister, Sister (1982 film), a TV movie starring...
- Twisted Sister was an American heavy metal band originally from Ho-Ho-Kus, New Jersey, and later based in Long Island, New York. Twisted Sister's best-known...
- Sister, Sister is a 1982 American drama television movie written by Maya Angelou and starring Diahann Carroll, Rosalind Cash, and Irene Cara. The film...
- In broadcasting, sister stations or sister channels are radio or television stations operated by the same company, either by direct ownership or through...
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