Definition Of brethren


a (male) fellow Christian.

My desire is that Protestants would see me as a friend and a brother in Christ.

a man or boy in relation to other sons and daughters of his parents.

To Tara's parents, brothers and sisters, relations and friends we offer our deepest sympathies and wish upon her the light of Heaven.

fellow Christians or members of a male religious order.

But then we got here and I saw how your own brethren in the Order have failed to appreciate your towering nobility.

Example Of brethren

  • And how did Huguenot outlook differ from that of their cross-channel puritan brethren ?

  • Are you and your brethren wiling to accept less money?

  • As she wanders through the village, we see the incredibly evocative faces of her fellow Gypsy brethren .

  • But I certify you, brethren , that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man.

  • But my more technical-minded brethren tend to see things as binary.

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