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brothers-german

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  • n. Plural form of brother-german.

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Examples

  • We twain are brothers-german and our sire was a mighty magician, who dwelt in a cave on yonder mountain.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Cain and Abel were brothers-german, yet Cain slew his brother Abel, the one flesh betrayed the other.

    The High History of the Holy Graal

  • They were all brothers-german, and right worshipful men, and none thereof lived more than twelve years knight save one only, and none of them was there but won much land and broad kingdoms from the misbelievers, and they all died in arms; and the name of the eldest was Alain li Gros, and he came into this country from the

    The High History of the Holy Graal

  • One day the two brothers-german went in to their sire and said to him, "'Tis the desire of us to go forth a-hunting and a-chasing," whereto their father replied,

    Arabian nights. English

  • On the failure of brothers and sisters by the whole blood, the brother and sisters by the half blood succeeded, and if any of these brothers and sisters have died leaving children, the right of representation was extended to them also, just as in the case of children of brothers-german.

    The Old Roman World, : the Grandeur and Failure of Its Civilization.

  • "Ha, Sir, for God's sake," saith she, "Come not up above, for there be three of the comeliest knights that ever were seen that are playing at tables and at dice in a chamber, and they are brothers-german.

    The High History of the Holy Graal

  • Hasan, "Tell me your case, and I will judge between you;" and quoth one of them, "We twain are brothers-german and our sire was

    Arabian nights. English

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