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Big sister

an elder sister.
(sometimes initial capital letters) a woman who individually or as a member of an organized group undertakes to sponsor or assist a girl in need of help or guidance.
(sometimes initial capital letters) a young woman in the junior or senior class in college who advises a young woman in the freshman class on studies, social activities, etc., often as a part of a sorority program.
Contemporary Examples

Delia Ephron Talks Her Memoir, ‘Sister, Mother, Husband, Dog’ Erin Cunningham September 18, 2013
Josh Hutcherson on the J. Law Hacking Scandal and Life After ‘The Hunger Games’ Marlow Stern September 10, 2014
Family of Olivia Engel, Lost in Newtown, Remembers Their Daughter Matthew DeLuca December 16, 2012
Hillary’s Secret Weapon Sandra McElwaine June 11, 2009

Historical Examples

Among the Night People Clara Dillingham Pierson
Robin Redbreast Mary Louisa Molesworth
Dew Drops, Vol. 37, No. 8, February 22, 1914 Various
A Little Girl in Old New York Amanda Millie Douglas
Mildred’s New Daughter Martha Finley
The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore


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