a member of a congregation of brothers, founded in France in 1684 for the education of the poor.
Also, Irish Christian Brother. a member of a congregation of teaching brothers, founded in Ireland in 1802.
the condition or quality of being a brother or brothers. the quality of being brotherly; fellowship. a fraternal or trade organization. all those engaged in a particular trade or profession or sharing a common interest or quality. the belief that all people should act with warmth and equality toward one another, regardless of differences in […]
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. Contemporary Examples Wake Up and Smell Reality, Republicans Justin Green February 13, 2013 Casey Affleck, Star of ‘Out of the Furnace,’ on His Hollywood Struggles Marlow Stern December 1, 2013 The World’s Bravest Singers Ron […]
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 […]