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(Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf Aaron
(Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone Aides , Aidoneus , Hades , Pluto
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of Peter; patron saint of Scotland Andrew , Saint Andrew , Saint Andrew the Apostle , St. Andrew
(Greek mythology) Greek god of light; god of prophesy and poetry and music and healing; son of Zeus and Leto; twin brother of Artemis Apollo , Phoebus , Phoebus Apollo
elder brother of Krishna; an incarnation of Vishnu Balarama
battle in 401 BC when the Artaxerxes II defeated his younger brother who tried to usurp the throne battle of Cunaxa , Cunaxa
United States poet; brother of William Rose Benet (1898-1943) Benet , Stephen Vincent Benet
United States writer; brother of Stephen Vincent Benet (1886-1950) Benet , William Rose Benet
older brother big brother
male sworn (usually by a ceremony involving the mingling of blood) to treat another as his brother blood brother
brother by marriage brother-in-law
English clergyman and brother of John Wesley who wrote many hymns (1707-1788) Charles Wesley , Wesley
United States commodore who led the fleet that defeated the British on Lake Erie during the War of 1812; brother of Matthew Calbraith Perry (1785-1819) Commodore Perry , Oliver Hazard Perry , Perry
(Greek mythology) the brother of Jocasta and uncle of Antigone who became king of Thebes after the fall of Oedipus Creon
patron saint of shoemakers; he and his brother were martyred for trying to spread Christianity (3rd century) Crispin , Saint Crispin , St. Crispin
Persian prince who was defeated in battle by his brother Artaxerxes II (424-401 BC) Cyrus , Cyrus the Younger
Emperor of Rome; son of Vespasian who succeeded his brother Titus; instigated a reign of terror and was assassinated as a tyrant (51-96) Domitian , Titus Flavius Domitianus
King of England who was renounced by Northumbria in favor of his brother Edgar (died in 959) Eadwig , Edwy
younger brother of Edwy who became king of Northumbria when it renounced Edwy; on Edwy's death he succeeded to the throne of England (944-975) Edgar
French writer who collaborated with his brother Jules de Goncourt on many books and who in his will established the Prix Goncourt (1822-1896) Edmond de Goncourt , Edmond Louis Antoine Huot de Goncourt , Goncourt
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