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Christian Brother

Origin of Christian Brother
1810-1820
1810-20

Christian Brethren

plural noun
Origin
1880-85
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  • Then the hermit said, "Dear Christian Brother, give me some good advice, how I may escape evil thoughts."

  • Right dear friend & Christian Brother, Mr. Carver, I salute you & yours in ye Lord, &c.

  • A sugarsticky girl shovelling scoopfuls of creams for a Christian Brother.

    Ulysses James Joyce
  • That is to be vnderstand thus yf it be measurably taken, and without the offendinge of our Christian Brother.

    Two Dyaloges (c. 1549) Desiderius Erasmus

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