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Brother vs. Hoss

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Brothernoun

Son of the same parents as another person.

Hossnoun

A big, strong and respected or dependable person, usually a man; one who is large like a horse.

Brothernoun

A male having at least one parent in common with another (see half-brother, stepbrother).

Hossnoun

Term of address for a man.

‘What's up, hoss?’;

Brothernoun

A male fellow member of a religious community, church, trades union etc.

‘Thank you, brother.’; ‘I would like to thank the brother who just spoke.’;

Hossnoun

A car.

Brothernoun

(African American Vernacular English) A black male.

Brothernoun

Somebody, usually male, connected by a common cause or situation.

Brothernoun

Someone who is a peer, whether male or female.

Brotherverb

(transitive) To treat as a brother.

Brotherinterjection

Expressing exasperation.

‘We're being forced to work overtime? Oh, brother!’;

Brothernoun

A male person who has the same father and mother with another person, or who has one of them only. In the latter case he is more definitely called a half brother, or brother of the half blood.

‘Two of us in the churchyard lie,My sister and my brother.’;

Brothernoun

One related or closely united to another by some common tie or interest, as of rank, profession, membership in a society, toil, suffering, etc.; - used among judges, clergymen, monks, physicians, lawyers, professors of religion, etc.

‘We few, we happy few, we band of brothers,For he to-day that sheds his blood with meShall be my brother.’;

Brothernoun

One who, or that which, resembles another in distinctive qualities or traits of character.

‘He also that is slothful in his work is brother to him that is a great waster.’; ‘That April mornOf this the very brother.’; ‘For of whom such massacreMake they but of their brethren, men of men?’;

Brotherverb

To make a brother of; to call or treat as a brother; to admit to a brotherhood.

Brothernoun

a male with the same parents as someone else;

‘my brother still lives with our parents’;

Brothernoun

a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion of other group);

‘none of his brothers would betray him’;

Brothernoun

a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

Brothernoun

used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement;

‘Greetings, comrade!’;

Brothernoun

(Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address;

‘a Benedictine Brother’;

Brother

A brother is a man or boy who shares one or more parents with another. The female counterpart is a sister.

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