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whole brother

noun
1.
a brother whose parents are the same as one's own.
Origin of whole brother
1350-1400
Middle English word dating back to 1350-1400
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  • “Now I love him as if he were my whole brother,” Hugh said warmly.

    The Secret Cache E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill

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