Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A brother-in-law.

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Examples

  • There was I, devising idly with her page, Louis de Coutes, a boy half Scots by birth, and good-brother to

    A Monk of Fife

  • Christopher Kallaur's lawyer compared his story to "Cain and Abel, a good-brother, bad-brother situation."

    Phillies Zone

  • "Not as long as I've been on fire for your girlfriend -- which wouldn 't qualify me for the good-brother award.

    A Man Of Honour

  • Kiels was ours three hundred years, and my grandfather was good-brother to an earl -- a not very good nor honest lord they say -- and the Turners were only portioners and tenants as far back as we ken. "

    Gilian The Dreamer His Fancy, His Love and Adventure

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