pl of Brother
- (plural) the lay members of a male religious order
- pl. of Brother.
- of Brother
This word, in a might, may include siblings, also brothers, of the individual indicated; it's not always limited to the masculine sex. Terry v. Brunson, 1 Rich. Eq. (S. C.) 78.
alternative plural of bro (q.v.); predominant c.1200-1600s, but enduring today just in religious use.
(n.) pl. of Brother.
- (pl. ) of Brother
The Order was at variance within itself; some of the houses of the brethren refused to obey the marshal, and the grand master quarrelled with the German master.