Some articles on brother, brothers:
... (Πλήξιππος) is a name that refers to A son of Thestius, who, together with his brother Toxeus, participated in the hunt for the Calydonian Boar ... A son of Phineus and Cleopatra, brother of Pandion ... He and his brother were blinded by Phineus at the instigation of their stepmother Idaea ...
... Karen's brother, Richard, developed an interest in music at an early age, becoming a piano prodigy ... The conductor (who had previously taught her older brother) gave her the glockenspiel, an instrument she disliked ... She and her brother made their first recordings in 1965 and 1966 ...
... With his brother Pheidippus, Antiphus lead the forces of Calydnae, Cos, Carpathus, Casus and Nisyrus on the side of the Greeks against Troy ... Antiphus, son of Myrmidon and Peisidice, brother of Actor ... Antiphus of Maeonia, son of Talaemenes and brother of Mesthles both he and his brother were allies of Priam in the Trojan War ...
... and had to be cared for by relatives, mainly his brother James - the only one of the four Quarry brothers not to box professionally ... Jerry's brother, Mike, who had contended for the light-heavyweight championship, was himself disabled by pugilistic dementia in later life and died as a result on June 11, 2006 ... Another brother, Bobby, suffers from Parkinson's disease, believed to be the result of his own, less-heralded heavyweight boxing career ...
... It was announced in December 2007 that the brothers would play Big Brother during 2008's Big Brother Celebrity Hijack ...
More definitions of "brother":
- (noun): A male with the same parents as someone else.
Example: "My brother still lives with our parents"
Synonyms: blood brother
- (noun): (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address.
Example: "A Benedictine Brother"
- (noun): A close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.
Synonyms: buddy, chum, crony, pal, sidekick
- (noun): Used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement.
Famous quotes containing the word brother:
“A brother noble,
Whose nature is so far from doing harms
That he suspects none.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“Before I knew that I was Jewish or a girl I knew that I was a member of the working class. At a time when I had not yet grasped the significance of the fact that in my house English was a second language, or that I wore dresses while my brother wore pants, I knewand I knew it was important to knowthat Papa worked hard all day long.”
—Vivian Gornick (b. 1935)
“There is only one place for the women who served and that is on the same site with our brother soldiers. These women have touched thousands of those names on the wall. We have to be at that spot, physically, spiritually and emotionally.”
—Diane Carlson Evans (b. c. 1943)