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  • verb Present participle of brother.


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  • There will be religion in it, sterling religion in it still -- religion armed for giant work, and well employed; but there will be no shouting in it, no fraternal embraces in it, no out gushing of hymns from a thousand voices, eloquent of the heart's heavenly inspirations, no 'brothering' between great preachers and poor members.

    Master William Mitten: or, A Youth of Brilliant Talents, Who Was Ruined by Bad Luck

  • As noted here and elsewhere, there's been enough complaining about the new and amen-brothering about the old.

    Live and Learn

  • Iain you are such a hypocrite you never stop big brothering and you would chew your arm off to get a few words from Paris Hilton Featuring in the News Statesman Editorial today.

    Dumbed Down TV: Example No 94

  • This blood-brothering between Midalis and Bruinhelde, Andacanavar explained, would be the first in over a decade.


  • He truly had not decided upon the wisdom of accepting the blood-brothering, as Andacanavar had called it.


  • Midalis smiled at the remark, but he felt Liam O'Blythe tense at his side, and he knew that his friend was going to try to persuade him against accepting the blood-brothering, probably long into the night.


  • Once, the feat of riding the creature had been a passage of manhood for every tribal youngster, but as the years had passed with many, many of the adolescent boys losing their lives or limbs in the attempt, the ritual had been moved to a more remote and even more special place in Alpinadoran culture, the blood-brothering.


  • If Midalis and Bruinhelde both survived the blood-brothering trials, they would be bound forever as siblings.


  • "Blood-brothering erases all debt," the ranger replied with a wink.


  • The ritual of blood-brothering had ancient traditions in Alpinador, ever since the tribal ancestors, who worshiped the spirit shaggoth as the mountain god of snow, had captured the beast in this cave.



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