Definitions of brethren

  1. Of brother, esp. members of the same society. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  2. Brothers. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. Members of the same society or profession. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. (plural) the lay members of a male religious order Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5. Plural of brother; used in solemn address and to the members of religious orders. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Plur. Of BROTHER. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.

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Usage examples for brethren

  1. All those kind brethren hearty welcome gave, For each was glad a sinner's soul to save. – The Emigrant Mechanic and Other Tales In Verse Together With Numerous Songs Upon Canadian Subjects by Thomas Cowherd
  2. That day was theirs alone to be shared with no other living thing, save the lesser brethren of the wilderness. – Then I'll Come Back to You by Larry Evans