What does the word brethren mean?

    Part of speech: noun plural

  • Brothers.

Usage examples for brethren

  1. His medical brethren whom he consulted all doubted the propriety of taking any measures for the removal of the tumor, in the particular condition and situation of it when they were called in. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  2. By betraying his brethren? – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. His brethren took him and sold him as an article of merchandize. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society