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Correct spelling:
brethren
Definition:
Of brother, esp. members of the same society.
Synonyms:
friends (noun)
comrades, pals, confidants, classmates, cronies, familiars, companions, fellows, companies, buddies, partners, sisters, playmates, mates, teammates, chums, amigos, co-workers, friends, roommates, colleagues, schoolmates, cousins, allies, acquaintances.
kinships (noun)
clans, aunts, sisters, cousins, fraternities, ancestors, bloods, nephews, kinships, relations, motherhoods, sisterhoods, mothers, uncles, brotherhoods, families, relatives, lineages, fathers, nieces, kinfolk.
lay people (noun)
churchmen, laymen, laywomen, churchwomen, assemblies, folds, congregations, sisters, communicants, flocks, parishioners.
laity (noun)
churchman, layman, laywoman, churchwoman, assembly, fold, congregation, sisters, communicant, flock, parishioner.
clergy people (noun)
priors, curates, vicars, abbesses, nuns, ecclesiastics, popes, prioresses, ministers, cardinals, canons, priests, sisters, prelates, monks, rectors, pastors, clerics, fathers, novices, bishops, reverends, archdeacons, clergymen, preachers, friars, archbishops, evangelists, pilgrims, missionaries, abbots, chaplains.
Examples of usage:
  1. The little were placed with their own brethren, and the hen turned loose among the rest of the poultry, it being supposed impossible that she would still recollect the past. Muscovies - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. A kitten born on the roof of an out- house was by an accident deprived of its mother and brethren. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. " Inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these my brethren," says the Representative of our common humanity, " ye did it not unto me." - "Practical Ethics", William DeWitt Hyde.
Common misspellings:
  1. bretheren (33%)
  2. brethern (31%)
  3. brethen (5%)
  4. breathren (4%)
  5. brotheren (4%)
  6. bretherin (4%)
  7. breathern (3%)
  8. breatheren (2%)
  9. bretheran (2%)
  10. brethrens (2%)
  11. breathen (2%)
  12. brothern (2%)
  13. bretern (1%)
  14. brothren (1%)
  15. bredren (1%)

Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.


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