Definitions for Brethrenˈbrɛð rɪn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
male members, as of a congregation or fraternal organization; fellow members.
(plural) the lay members of a male religious order
the body of members, especially of a fraternal, religious or military order
, any Brethren denomination (usually preceded by "the" or "The")
, a member of a Brethren congregation or denomination
of or pertaining to any religious group that uses or formerly used the word "Brethren", capitalized, in referring to itself or its members
Origin: From Early Modern English , from brethere, brether (+ -en), alteration, due to breþer, of broþor, broþru. Compare Brüder. More at brother.
pl. of Brother
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