Stephen foster



Stephen (Collins) 1826–64, U.S. songwriter.
William Z(ebulon)
[zeb-yuh-luh n] /ˈzɛb yə lən/ (Show IPA), 1881–1961, U.S. labor organizer: leader in the Communist Party.
a male given name.
Historical Examples

In Friendship’s Guise Wm. Murray Graydon
Horse-Shoe Robinson John Pendleton Kennedy
In Friendship’s Guise Wm. Murray Graydon
In Friendship’s Guise Wm. Murray Graydon
In Friendship’s Guise Wm. Murray Graydon
In Friendship’s Guise Wm. Murray Graydon
Susan B. Anthony Alma Lutz
In Friendship’s Guise Wm. Murray Graydon
In Friendship’s Guise Wm. Murray Graydon
In Friendship’s Guise Wm. Murray Graydon

verb (transitive)
to promote the growth or development of
to bring up (a child, etc); rear
to cherish (a plan, hope, etc) in one’s mind
(mainly Brit)

to place (a child) in the care of foster parents
to bring up under fosterage

adjective
(in combination) indicating relationship through fostering and not through birth: foster mother, foster child
(in combination) of or involved in the rearing of a child by persons other than his natural or adopted parents: foster home
noun
Jodie. born 1962, US film actress and director: her films include Taxi Driver (1976), The Accused (1988), The Silence of the Lambs (1990), Little Man Tate (1991; also directed), Nell (1995), and Panic Room (2002)
Norman, Baron. born 1935, British architect. His works include the Willis Faber building (1978) in Ipswich, Stansted Airport, Essex (1991), Chek Lap Kok Airport, Hong Kong (1998), the renovation of the Reichstag, Berlin (1999), and City Hall, London (2002)
Stephen Collins. 1826–64, US composer of songs such as The Old Folks at Home and Oh Susanna
v.

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