archaic plural of brother
- 1Fellow Christians or members of a male religious order. See also brother ( sense 2 of the noun).More example sentences
- But then we got here and I saw how your own brethren in the Order have failed to appreciate your towering nobility.
- He just couldn't bring himself to turn in his fellow brethren, so for the moment, he had to playact as one of them.
- Some of their brethren - including the founder of the faith - had even been murdered for their beliefs.
- 1.1 • ironic or • humorous People belonging to a particular group: our brethren in the popular national pressMore example sentences
- With an almost casual glance, she looked down upon the fallen body of her brethren.
- As she wanders through the village, we see the incredibly evocative faces of her fellow Gypsy brethren.
- The rest of my brethren were there milling about and chatting with their fellow creatures of the night.
More definitions of brethrenDefinition of brethren in:
- The US English dictionary