bredren

bredren

(ˈbrɛdrɪn) or

bredrin

n
1. a friend or comrade
2. a group of friends or comrades
[C20: from a Rastafarian pronunciation of brethren]
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And any one o' these yer drivers that comes smelling round arter any our people, why, he's got me in his way; I'm the feller he's got to set in with,--I'm the feller for yer all to come to, bredren,--I'll stand up for yer rights,--I'll fend 'em to the last breath