the brother of one’s husband or wife.
the husband of one’s sister.
the husband of one’s wife’s or husband’s sister.
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noun (pl) brothers-in-law
the brother of one’s wife or husband
the husband of one’s sister
the husband of the sister of one’s husband or wife
a male native or resident of the United States. n.
brother’s keeper, am i my Note: Cain’s words have come to symbolize people’s unwillingness to accept responsibility for the welfare of their fellows — their “brothers” in the extended sense of the term. The tradition of Judaism and Christianity is that people do have this responsibility. (See Good Samaritan, Love thy neighbor as thyself, and […]
of, like, or befitting a brother; affectionate and loyal; fraternal: brotherly love. as a brother; fraternally. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 2 Various St. Martin’s Summer Rafael Sabatini With Our Soldiers in France Sherwood Eddy William Penn George Hodges The Magnetic North Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond) Best Stories of the […]
of, like, or befitting a brother; affectionate and loyal; fraternal: brotherly love. as a brother; fraternally. Contemporary Examples The Year in Murder: 2013 Marks a Historic Low for Many Cities Brandy Zadrozny December 31, 2013 Literary Fiction for Tough Guys Taylor Antrim March 17, 2009 I Warned You About Bill Cosby in 2007 Mark Ebner […]