Simple Definition of brotherhood
: feelings of friendship, support, and understanding between people
: a group or organization of people who have the same interests, jobs, etc.
Examples of brotherhood in a sentence
<they're a brotherhood of retired war veterans>
<a family that has been part of the brotherhood of police officers for four generations>
Origin and Etymology of brotherhood
Middle English brotherhede, brotherhod, alteration of brotherrede, from Old English brōthorrǣden, from brōthor + rǣden condition — more at kindred
First Known Use: 14th century
BROTHERHOOD Defined for Kids
Definition of brotherhood for Students
1 : the state of being a brother
2 : a group of people who are engaged in the same business or have a similar interest
3 : feelings of friendship, support, and understanding between people
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