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used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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brothers or members of the same group — especially members of a religious order
  • In England, Simon was irritated by the persecution of those who called themselves Methodists at the hands of their more liberal brethren, and as Simon called himself a Methodist, he worked his way across the Atlantic to Philadelphia, thence to Jamaica, thence to Mobile, and up the Saint Stephens.
    p. 4.2
brethren = members of the same group
  • He said, "Brethren and sisters, we are particularly glad to have company with us this morning."
    p. 160.4
  • brethren = brothers
  • The tribe of which Burris Ewell and his brethren consisted had lived on the same plot of earth behind the Maycomb dump, and had thrived on county welfare money for three generations.
    p. 173.4
brethren = members of the same group
There are no more uses of "brethren" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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