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    Definition:
    Brother - (n.) A male person who has the same father and mother with another person, or who has one of them only. In the latter case he is more definitely called a half brother, or brother of the half blood.
    Brother - (n.) One related or closely united to another by some common tie or interest, as of rank, profession, membership in a society, toil, suffering, etc.; -- used among judges, clergymen, monks, physicians, lawyers, professors of religion, etc.
    Brother - (n.) One who, or that which, resembles another in distinctive qualities or traits of character.
    Brother - (v. t.) To make a brother of; to call or treat as a brother; to admit to a brotherhood.
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    Brothers - (pl. ) of Brother
    Brothers - (pl. ) of Brother
    Brothered - (imp. & p. p.) of Brother
    Brother german - () A brother by both the father's and mother's side, in contradistinction to a uterine brother, one by the mother only.
    Brotherhood - (n.) The state of being brothers or a brother.
    Brotherhood - (n.) An association for any purpose, as a society of monks; a fraternity.
    Brotherhood - (n.) The whole body of persons engaged in the same business, -- especially those of the same profession; as, the legal or medical brotherhood.
    Brotherhood - (n.) Persons, and, poetically, things, of a like kind.
    Brothers-in-law - (pl. ) of Brother-in-law
    Brother-in-law - (n.) The brother of one's husband or wife; also, the husband of one's sister; sometimes, the husband of one's wife's sister.
    Brotherliness - (n.) The state or quality of being brotherly.
    Brotherly - (a.) Of or pertaining to brothers; such as is natural for brothers; becoming to brothers; kind; affectionate; as, brotherly love.
    Brotherly - (adv.) Like a brother; affectionately; kindly.
    Half-brother - (n.) A brother by one parent, but not by both.
    Stepbrother - (n.) A brother by the marriage of one's father with the mother of another, or of one's mother with the father of another.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Brother - n. 1 man or boy in relation to his siblings. 2 close male friend or associate. 3 (pl. Also brethren) a member of a male religious order, esp. A monk. B fellow christian etc. 4 fellow human being. brotherly adj. [old english]
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    Big brother - n. Supposedly benevolent watchful dictator.
    Brother german - see *german.
    Brotherhood - n. 1 relationship between brothers. 2 association of people with a common interest. 3 community of feeling between human beings.
    Brother-in-law - n. (pl. Brothers-in-law) 1 one's wife's or husband's brother. 2 one's sister's or sister-in-law's husband.
    Half-brother - n. Brother with whom one has only one parent in common.
    Stepbrother - n. Son of one's step-parent by a previous partner.

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