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Elder Brethren

plural noun

  1. the senior members of the governing body of Trinity House


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The Elder Brethren have also to perform the duty of attending the Sovereign on sea-voyages.

He had grown up among disasters, and had survived his four elder brethren.

The salary of the deputy master is six hundred pounds per annum, and of the elder brethren three hundred pounds each per annum.

And the more recent denouncers in the same line have no more reason on their side than their elder brethren.

On the day of election the Precentor was egged on by one of the elder brethren in an audible aside to nominate Herbert.

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