(), n. [Brother + -hood.] 1. The state of being brothers or a brother.
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2. An association for any purpose, as a society of monks; a fraternity.
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3. The whole body of persons engaged in the same business, -- especially those of the same profession; as, the legal or medical brotherhood.
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4. Persons, and, poetically, things, of a like kind.
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A brotherhood of venerable trees.
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Syn. -- Fraternity; association; fellowship; sodality.
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