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- n. Plural form of frater.
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Since the word is derived from fraters, their dwelling places are properly called friaries or fraternities.
You are to blame for offering to expound his words otherwise, and wrong the ingenuous poet, and outrageously abuse and miscall the said fraters, by an imputation of baseness undeservedly laid to their charge.
Regardie had called together three unaquainted fraters and one soror who were reviving the G.D. in the United States in the 1970's.
This materialist of long ago is the mouthpiece for his fraters in these last days.
When he first arrived the oldest fraters were people whom he had read of.
So, meine Damen und Herren, bruthas and sistahs, fraters and sorors, monkeys, neophytes and madmen, we're here for you.
By the like reason, that which makes the genitories or generation-tools of those so fair fraters so long is, for that they wear no bottomed breeches, and therefore their jolly member, having no impediment, hangeth dangling at liberty as far as it can reach, with a wiggle-waggle down to their knees, as women carry their paternoster beads. and the cause wherefore they have it so correspondently great is, that in this constant wig-wagging the humours of the body descend into the said member.