sister vs brother

Sister

Definitions

noun

  1. (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address)

Examples

Before Malfurion could ask who she meant, Tyrande brought the glaive up in a salute and murmured something in the hidden tongue of the Sisterhood.

She is also survived by her sons, daughters and sister-in-law.

His sister Anaumed went over to Armorica in 490, and upon her arrival was married to Budic, king of the Armorican Britons.

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Brother

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noun

  1. (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address

Examples

Fred Wye seemed like a decent sort of cuss, Peter thought, too bad his brother wasn't more like him.

The Chorus mentions that Agamemnon and his brother Menelaus are very similar to each other, ‘twin throned, twin sceptered, in twofold power.’

We had a gam one day, on this voyage, with a Yankee whale-ship, and a first-rate gam it was, for, as the Yankee had gammed three days before with another English ship, we got a lot of news second-hand; and, as we had not seen a new face for many months, we felt towards those Yankees like brothers, and swallowed all they had to tell us like men starving for news.

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