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/ˈbrʌð ər ɪnˌlɔ/
the brother of one's husband or wife.
the husband of one's sister.
the husband of one's wife's or husband's sister.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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My sister and
are suitably awestruck.
Alex knew of the grave, and he knew who had laid the body to rest: his own
One of the best things that happened to me as a grad student was receiving the gift of a laptop from my
And you don't listen to your
when he says that you don't really need all four brakes.
's cousin refuses to have wi-fi in his home for radiation fears.
Her sole brother, her
, and her four closest friends were killed in the war.
His possible heirs are little known, and include three sons and his
Maybe everyone else felt as if they were sharing in my sister and new
's happiness and not somehow intruding on it.
tells him to keep quiet about the experience.
is always talking about how brilliant he is, investing, investing.
British Dictionary definitions for
the brother of one's wife or husband
the husband of one's sister
the husband of the sister of one's husband or wife
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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