Sisterhood

Definition of Sisterhood

Sis´ter`hood
n.1.The state or relation of being a sister; the office or duty of a sister.
She . . . abhorr'd
Her proper blood, and left to do the part
Of sisterhood, to do that of a wife.
- Daniel.
2.A society of sisters; a society of women united in one faith or order; sisters, collectively.
The fair young flowers . . . a beauteous sisterhood.
- Bryant.

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