[ noun ] a male with the same parents as someone else
"my brother still lives with our parents"
Used in print(Schubert Ogden, Christ Without Myth....)
For we must number here not_only the names of Bushnell , Clarke , and Rauschenbusch , not_to_mention those of `` the Chicago_School '' and Macintosh , but those of the brothers Niebuhr and ( if America may claim him ! )(B. J. D. Meeuse, The Story of Pollination....)
It is on them alone that the future of their race depends , for all their relatives ( mothers , husbands , brothers , and unmated sisters ) have perished with the arrival of the cold_weather .(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)
When they were refused entrance to his brother 's house nearby , they smashed down the door , broke the window , and threw lighted clothes wet with kerosene into the room .(Christopher Davis, First Family....)
She would hover over him and , looking_like her brother , anxiously watch the progress of Scotty 's fork or spoon .(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)
A fellow came_up_to me , a Senator , I do n't have_to tell you his name , and he told me , ' I love the President like a brother , but God_damn_it , he 's crucifying me .
[ noun ] a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion of other group)
"none of his brothers would betray him"
Used in print(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)
Intercede for our separated brethren , that with us in the one true fold they may be united to the chief Shepherd , the vicar of thy Son '' .
In this connection , it has been observed that the increasing number of Irish Catholics , priests and laity , in England , while certainly seen as good for Catholicism , is nevertheless a source of embarrassment for some of the more nationalistic English Catholics , especially when these Irishmen offer to remind their Christian brethren of this good .(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)
Now that he knew himself to be self he was free to grok ever closer to his brothers , merge without let .
`` You are all_right , my brother '' ?
[ adjective ] being associated as a companion or associate
"fellow traveler" "brother workers" "sister ship"
Used in print(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)
Mike stopped to cherish all his brother selves , the many threes-fulfilled on Mars , corporate and discorporate , the precious few on Earth - the unknown powers of three on Earth that would be his to merge with and cherish now that at_last long waiting he grokked and cherished himself .