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Brother

or Frère. A friar not in orders. (See Father.)

Brother (So-and-so). A fellow-barrister.

Brother Benedict. A married man. (See Benedict.)

Brother Birch. A fellow-school-master.

Brother Blade. A fellow-soldier, properly; but now anyone of the same calling as yourself.

Brother Brush. A fellow-painter.

Brother Bung. A fellow-tapster.

Brother Buskin. A fellow-comedian or actor.

A Brother Chip. A fellow-carpenter.

A Brother Clergyman. A fellow-clergyman.

A Brother Crispin. A fellow-shoemaker.

A Brother Mason. A fellow-Free-mason.

A Brother Quill. A fellow-author.

A Brother Salt. A fellow-seaman or sailor.

A Brother Shuttle. A fellow-weaver.

A Brother Stitch. A fellow-tailor.

A Brother String. A fellow-violinist.

A Brother Whip. A fellow coachman.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Broken Feather (A)
Broken Music
Broken on the Wheel
Broker
Brontes
Bronzomarte
Brook (Master)
Brooks of Sheffield
Broom
Brosier
Brother
Brother German
Brother Jonathan
Brother Sam
Browbeat
Brown
Brown as a Berry
Brown, Jones, and Robinson
Brown Bess
Brown Bill
Brown Study

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