Examples from the Web for brotherhood
The bonds of Phi Kappa Psi brotherhood were too strong to break.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We are meant to see Coach Lad as a gentle shepherd, full of lessons about humility and brotherhood.Two New Films Preach Our Nation’s Corrosive Gridiron Gospel|Steve Almond|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ever since, the Saudis have seen the Brotherhood as both a domestic and geopolitical threat to the monarchy.
For these guys who are stop-lossed, and go out there and do tour after tour, they lose that brotherhood.
He said the difference was that a brotherhood formed, and there was a community that supported each other.
Mention the eminently true men, and you will find that they are a brotherhood.Friends in Council|Arthur Helps
On the last day of all, by his own persistent wish, a certain number of members of the Brotherhood came to say good-bye to him.Robert Elsmere|Mrs. Humphry Ward
But somehow, to-night, a new feeling woke up in him—a sudden feeling of brotherhood with this poor man, almost of love for him.Stories of the Saints by Candle-Light|Vera C. Barclay
The aims of the Brotherhood were not imitation of the artists but of the methods of the past.The Book of Art for Young People|Agnes Conway
The old acquaintances I mentioned are some boys of the Brotherhood of Beldon.Lion Loose|James H. Schmitz
British Dictionary definitions for brotherhood
Word Origin and History for brotherhood
equivalent of Old English broþerrede "fellowship, brotherhood," with ending as in kindred; in early Middle English the word was brotherhede with ending as in maidenhead. The modern word, with -hood, is from 15c. Originally "relationship of a brother," also "friendly companionship." Concrete sense of "an association, a fraternity" is from mid-14c. in the Middle English word (later also "labor union," 1880s). Old English also had broðorscipe "brothership," broðorsibb "kinship of brothers."
Oh, the Protestants hate the Catholics,
And the Catholics hate the Protestants,
And the Hindus hate the Muslims,
And everybody hates the Jews.
[Tom Lehrer, "National Brotherhood Week" lyrics, 1965]