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Synonyms for foster-father

a man who is a foster parent

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Foster-father Jenkins, 46, then a deputy head teacher, was jailed for life at Lewes for battering Billie-Jo with an 18ins spike as she painted a patio door at their home in Hastings, East Sussex, on February 15, 1997.
In May the other four children were taken into care and placed with foster-father Jack Bucknell and his wife in Baddesley Ensor, north Warwickshire, with a view to adoption.
The canonical Gospels tell us little about Jesus' foster-father, yet we have come to accept certain images of him as normative.
In the novel Great Expectations, however, it is young Pip who adopts worldly values, while his foster-father, Joe, remains untainted.
She claimed her foster-father, her first husband and Mr Croydon had all been violent to her.
THE killer foster-father of 13-year-old Billie-Jo Jenkins has received affectionate letters from his four natural daughters .
It is said that in his human knowledge he knew Joseph as his foster-father before he knew God the Father as his Father.
Playing Buddy - the baby brought up by his Elf foster-father Papa Elf (Bob Newhart) - the wonderful Will Ferrell reveals that Hollywood has found the next Jim Carrey.
Private investigator Nicholas Hillman said he made a detailed study of the house where 13-year-old Billie-Jo lived with foster-father Sion Jenkins and his family.
Her foster-father, deputy headmaster Sion Jenkins, 40, denies losing his temper and beating her with an 18-inch tent peg.