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brotherly


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brotherly  \Broth"er*ly\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  brothers;  such  as  is  natural  for 
  brothers;  becoming  to  brothers;  kind  affectionate;  as 
  brotherly  love. 
 
  Syn:  Fraternal;  kind  affectionate;  tender. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brotherly  \Broth"er*ly\,  adv 
  Like  a  brother;  affectionately;  kindly.  ``I  speak  but 
  brotherly  of  him.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  brotherly 
  adj  :  like  or  characteristic  of  or  befitting  a  brother;  "brotherly 
  feelings";  "close  fraternal  ties"  [syn:  {brotherlike}, 
  {fraternal}]  [ant:  {sisterly}] 
  adv  :  (archaic  as  adverb)  in  a  brotherly  manner 




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