Definitions of Fathers

  1. Male parents, human or animal.

Usage examples for Fathers

  1. It sometimes makes you feel a little better to scream if you're mad, only your fathers and mothers don't like it, but this man was so old and grown up his father and mother had had to die long ago; but they saw him out of heaven and were mad at him. – Bessie Bradford's Prize by Joanna H. Mathews
  2. Were her rights less than those of her fathers? – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  3. " Benjamin has gone to his fathers. – The Log School-House on the Columbia by Hezekiah Butterworth
  4. After a while the fathers also came to be of his opinion. – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett
  5. Many have no occasion to seek ever for other quarters than those their fathers have given them. – King Spruce, A Novel by Holman Day
  6. We can't renew our country when children are having children and the fathers walk away as if the kids don't amount to anything. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. How the Children Played in Winter When the children saw their fathers and mothers go out of doors, they, too, wanted to go. – The Later Cave-Men by Katharine Elizabeth Dopp
  8. They have Early Fathers right enough. –  by
  9. Blair had rooms there, as had most of the sons of rich fathers. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  10. And art thou not fair Maid of Judah, said the affectionate genius, worth to me all the broad lands of my fathers? – Shanty the Blacksmith; A Tale of Other Times by Mrs. Sherwood [AKA: Mrs. Mary Martha Sherwood]
  11. It must have come down through many fathers to many sons, for it was at least two hundred years old. – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  12. Well, Sue, if fathers may be divided into the same two classes, I might be found in one of them. – The Brown Study by Grace S. Richmond
  13. Clearly, for you cannot have two fathers, can you? – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. This was the kind of thing that was supposed to happen between fathers and sons all the time. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  15. That will mean all the fathers and Vic, Jack, Hugh and Rupert, and Malcolm-" " Ah! – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  16. The young birds are leaving their nests in the trees and learning to fly, the fathers and mothers teach them with infinite love and care. – The Sun's Babies by Edith Howes
  17. If " Fathers and Children" had been received in Russia with more intelligence or more sympathy, it is certain that " Smoke" would never have appeared. – Essays on Russian Novelists by William Lyon Phelps
  18. One sort are the fathers, and the sons are the other. – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
  19. Naboth, as was his right, would not part with the inheritance of his fathers. – Training the Teacher by A. F. Schauffler Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux Martin G. Brumbaugh Marion Lawrance
  20. Men ought to have fathers. – The Dark Tower by Phyllis Bottome