milk sister

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milk sister (plural milk sisters)

  1. A female milk sibling.
    • 2007, Jenny Erpenbeck, The Book of Words (trans. Susan Bernofsky), New Directions (2007; original German novel published 2004), ISBN 9780811217064, page 46:
      In this shop, I always used to play hide-and-seek with Marie, my wet nurse's daughter, who in fact is my milk sister, []

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