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noun as in male sibling

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It was an open secret, and one that discomfited several of his brethren.

Now, he's out to prove that redheads are just as desirable as their neutral-hued brethren.

He is now sure to become a folk hero among his brethren on high steel.

Cursed be Canaan;
 A servant of servants shall he be unto his brethren.

And Ham, the father of Canaan, saw the nakedness of his father, and told his two brethren without.

Brethren are a help in the time of trouble, but mercy shall deliver more than they.

Without embarking on another endless yarn let me note the fact that there are two schools amongst our brethren afloat.

One or two priests of that order live in the hospital, and two others, lay brethren, act as nurses.

It has two hundred brethren, and every year twelve of these are chosen, who are called “brethren of the bureau of accounts.”

And I will cast you away from before my face, as I have cast away all your brethren, the whole seed of Ephraim.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to brethren, such as: relative, twin, relation, kin, blood brother, and kinsperson.

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