BRETHREN

BRETHREN

brethren (breth-r[schwa]n), n. pl. Brothers, esp. those considered spiritual kin (such as male colleagues on a court) (my brethren argue in the dissent that my statutory interpretation is faulty). ? The use of this collegial term has naturally dwindled as more women have entered law and esp. into the judiciary. Cf. SISTREN.
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