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blood brother

n.
1. A brother by birth.
2. One of two individuals who vow mutual fidelity and trust by a ceremony involving the mingling of each other's blood.

blood brotherhood n.

blood brother

n
1. a brother by birth
2. a man or boy who has sworn to treat another as his brother, often in a ceremony in which their blood is mingled

blood′ broth′er


n.
1. a person's brother by birth.
2. a male in a close relationship with another male through a specific ritual, as the commingling of blood.
[1350–1400]
blood′ broth′erhood, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blood brother - a male with the same parents as someone elseblood brother - a male with the same parents as someone else; "my brother still lives with our parents"
big brother - an older brother
little brother - a younger brother; "my little brother just had his 50th birthday"
male sibling - a sibling who is male
half brother, half-brother, stepbrother - a brother who has only one parent in common with you
2.blood brother - a male sworn (usually by a ceremony involving the mingling of blood) to treat another as his brother
ally, friend - an associate who provides cooperation or assistance; "he's a good ally in fight"
Translations

blood brother

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