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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Used to address or talk about the members of an organization or group, especially a religious group. (plural) the lay members of a male religious order.

Usage examples (30)
  • No wonder Peter was exhorting the brethren to offer hospitality without grumbling!
  • Noun : a fraternity brother. ,All men are brothers. ,Brother, can you spare a dime?
  • Charity to the souls of our brethren is the best charity.
  • And on the morrow Peter went away with them, and certain brethren from for more
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