Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural Elder Brethren)
(In the UK) each of the thirteen senior members of Trinity House.
- This gallery shows several of the men who served as Masters, Deputy Masters and Elder Brethren of the Corporation of Trinity House.
- Trinity House is ruled by a court of thirty-one Elder Brethren.
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