brotherhoods

Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of brotherhood.

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Examples

  • Members were organized in pyramided "brotherhoods" of three men, only one of whom knew any cultist above the three in the hierarchy.

    The Fire In His Hands

  • He also regards the four "brotherhoods" who occupied the four quarters of the pueblo as probably phratries.

    Houses and House-Life of the American Aborigines

  • "brotherhoods" or lodges (bratstva), which have been of great assistance in building up the Ruthenian churches.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • "brotherhoods" that had been spreading the Modernist faith, and Modernist

    The Case of Richard Meynell

  • Ukrainian folklore and architecture, the proliferation of schools and publications sponsored by various "brotherhoods" in Lvov and other cities in the late sixteenth century, the Kievan Academy, founded in 1631 by the Kievan Metropolitan Petro Mohyla ” none of these owed their existence to Bohdan Khmelnitsky and his Zaporozhian Cossacks.

    Are Hetmen Heroes?

  • Intrinsically aware of this, the cartels, brotherhoods of businessmen, want only to sell a marketable product—narcotics.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Intrinsically aware of this, the cartels, brotherhoods of businessmen, want only to sell a marketable product—narcotics.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • During the anti-Russian wars of the nineteenth century, the great Avar sheikh Imam Shamil used the networks of the Sufi brotherhoods to unite mountain tribes against the invaders.

    The Return

  • The railroad brotherhoods are keen on getting that bill through.

    THEFT

  • And not only this; for the international brotherhoods and unions are forming, and moneys for the aid of strikers pass back and forth across the seas.

    WANTED: A NEW LAW OF DEVELOPMENT

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