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 Brosier.Brother German. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Brother
 
or Frère. A friar not in orders. (See FATHER.)   1
   Brother (So-and-so). A fellow-barrister.   2
   Brother Benedict. A married man. (See BENEDICT.)   3
   Brother Birch. A fellow-school-master.   4
   Brother Blade. A fellow-soldier, properly; but now anyone of the same calling as yourself.   5
   Brother Brush. A fellow-painter.   6
   Brother Bung. A fellow-tapster.   7
   Brother Buskin. A fellow-comedian or actor.   8
   A Brother Chip. A fellow-carpenter.   9
   A Brother Clergyman. A fellow-clergyman.   10
   A Brother Crispin. A fellow-shoemaker.   11
   A Brother Mason. A fellow-Free-mason.   12
   A Brother Quill. A fellow-author.   13
   A Brother Salt. A fellow-seaman or sailor.   14
   A Brother Shuttle. A fellow-weaver.   15
   A Brother Stitch. A fellow-tailor.   16
   A Brother String. A fellow-violinist.   17
   A Brother Whip. A fellow coachman.   18
 


 Brosier.Brother German. 

 
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