sistren

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From Middle English sistren, variant plural of sister, suster (sister), equivalent to sister +‎ -en. Compare brethren.

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sistren

  1. (archaic) plural form of sister
    • 2010 April 26, “The Calm Before the Storms”, Neo-Neocom, accessed on 2012-03-14:
      I see many of the brethren and the sistren are in the same place I was the other night, when Tatyana commented on my gloom.
    • 2011 February 17, Dave Lerner, “I Am Incubator”, Huffington Post, accessed on 2012-03-14:
      Among my brethren and sistren in incubation I count the folks working at places like idealab, betaworks, alleycorp, as well as certain current and former university venture lab specialists I hold in high esteem.

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