Brother german to Brush
(Broth"er ger"man) (Law) A brother by both the father's and mother's side, in contradistinction
to a uterine brother, one by the mother only. Bouvier.
(Broth"er*hood) n. [Brother + -hood.]
1. The state of being brothers or a brother.
2. An association for any purpose, as a society of monks; a fraternity.
3. The whole body of persons engaged in the same business, especially those of the same profession; as,
the legal or medical brotherhood.
4. Persons, and, poetically, things, of a like kind.
A brotherhood of venerable trees.
Syn. Fraternity; association; fellowship; sodality.
(Broth"er-in-law`) n.; pl. Brothers-in-law The brother of one's husband or wife; also, the
husband of one's sister; sometimes, the husband of one's wife's sister.
(Broth"er*li*ness) n. The state or quality of being brotherly.
(Broth"er*ly) a. Of or pertaining to brothers; such as is natural for brothers; becoming to brothers; kind; affectionate; as,
Syn. Fraternal; kind; affectionate; tender.
(Broth"er*ly), adv. Like a brother; affectionately; kindly. "I speak but brotherly of him." Shak.
(Broud"ed) p.a. Braided; broidered. [Obs.]
Alle his clothes brouded up and down.
(Brough"am) n. A light, close carriage, with seats inside for two or four, and the fore wheels
so arranged as to turn short.
(Brow) n. [OE. browe, bruwe, AS. br; akin to AS. brw, breáw, eyelid, OFries. bre, D. braauw,
Icel. bra, brn, OHG. prawa, G. braue, OSlav. brv, Russ. brove, Ir. brai, Ir. & Gael. abhra, Armor.
abrant, Gr. Skr. bhr. Cf. Bray a bank, Bridge.]
1. The prominent ridge over the eye, with the hair that covers it, forming an arch above the orbit.
And his arched brow, pulled o'er his eyes,
With solemn proof proclaims him wise.
2. The hair that covers the brow (ridge over the eyes); the eyebrow.
'T is not your inky brows, your brack silk hair.
3. The forehead; as, a feverish brow.
Beads of sweat have stood upon thy brow.