Sisterhood

Sis"ter*hood

(?), n. [Sister + hood.] 1. The state or relation of being a sister; the office or duty of a sister.
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She . . . abhorr'd
Her proper blood, and left to do the part
Of sisterhood, to do that of a wife.
Daniel.
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2. A society of sisters; a society of women united in one faith or order; sisters, collectively. "A sisterhood of holy nuns." Shak.
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The fair young flowers . . . a beauteous sisterhood.
Bryant.
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