brother-in-law

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(Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf Aaron
(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
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
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
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
King of England who was a son of Edgar; he was challenged for the throne by supporters of his half-brother Ethelred II who eventually murdered him (963-978) Edward the Martyr , Saint Edward the Martyr , St. Edward the Martyr
United States newspaper publisher who founded an important press association; half-brother of James Edmund Scripps (1854-1926) Edward Wyllis Scripps , Scripps
King of England who was crowned at the age of 13 on the death of his father Edward IV but was immediately confined to the Tower of London where he and his younger brother were murdered (1470-1483) Edward , Edward V
(Greek mythology) the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra; persuaded her brother (Orestes) to avenge Agamemnon's death by helping her to kill Clytemnestra and her lover (Aegisthus) Electra
(Greek mythology) brother of Prometheus; despite Prometheus's warning against gifts from Zeus he accepted Pandora as his wife Epimetheus
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