Mitgl. einer kirchl. oder freien Genossenschaft für Krankenpflege, Fürsorge u. a.
One of several children of the same parents; brother or sister. A person's brother or sister; SYN. sib.
ETYM Old Eng. sister, from Icel. systir; also suster, from as. sweostor, sweoster, swuster.
1. A female person who has the same parents as another person; SYN. sis.
2. A female person who is a fellow member (of a sorority or labor union or other group).