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brethren
used in The Poisonwood Bible

4 uses
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Definition
brothers or members of the same group — especially members of a religious order
  • And Lot said unto the sinners who crowded at his door, I pray ye, brethren, do not do so wickedly!
    Book 1 — Genesis (27% in)
  • You might as well put a fence around sheep, wolves, and chickens, and tell them to behave like brethren.
    Book 2 — Revelation (84% in)
  • Bad luck for those poor ants, singled out while minding their own business amongst their brethren.
    Book 3 — Judges (25% in)
  • "Brother Price," he said, "don't you sometimes think about this, as you share the food of your Congolese brethren and gladden your heart with their songs?
    Book 3 — Judges (49% in)

There are no more uses of "brethren" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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