broederschap

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Etymology[edit]

broeder (brother) +‎ -schap (-ship)

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  • Hyphenation: broe‧der‧schap

Noun[edit]

broederschap f (plural broederschappen, diminutive broederschapje n)

  1. brotherhood, a fraternal quality or relationship
  2. fraternity, or any society of 'brothers' in the figurative sense, especially bound by some specific religious (notably Catholic) devotion, such as the veneration of a patron saint and/or celebration of (a) liturgical feast(s)

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