Definition of Fratries

1. fratry [n] - See also: fratry



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fratries

fraternized
fraternizer
fraternizers
fraternizes
fraternizing
fraters
fratery
frathouse
frathouses
frati
fratrage
fratricidal
fratricidally
fratricide
fratricides
fratries (current term)
fratry
frats
frau
fraud
fraud in fact
fraud in law
fraud in the factum
fraud in the inducement
fraudful
fraudless
fraudonomics
fraudproof
frauds
fraudster

Literary usage of Fratries

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1. A History of the Ancient Working People: From the Earliest Known Period to by Cyrenus Osborne Ward (1889)
"... of the families into fratries and the consolidation of the fratries into the state. Of course, the rich family still kept as many servants as it needed; ..."

2. Publications by Oxford Historical Society (1899)
"The Conduite House adjoyning to the fratries and Cloyster walls of the West side of ye Cloyster. 3. Another house adjoyning to y" same lodging at y" E. End ..."

3. Rural Sociology by John Morris Gillette (1922)
"In the hunting stage people lived in larger groups than in the finding stage, being organized as tribes, clans and fratries. ..."

4. Travels in Northern Greece by William Martin Leake (1835)
"... proportion of vineyards, cornfields, and flocks; and they form the council of the family league. Between friendly fratries disputes are easily made up, ..."

5. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1868)
"... with blossom scarcely an Inch in diameter, to the Queen of the fratries climbing to the chimney-top of a cottage with its heavy clusters of flowers each ..."

6. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1903)
"... fratries or families, which occupied the site for a considerable time. The length of occupation of the Hopewell site naturally cannot be determined. ..."

7. British Reformers by John Foxe, Miles Coverdale, John Bale (1843)
"He sells the mercies of God, the blood of the martyrs, the works of supererogation, the merits of his fratries, the blood of Christ; there he sells paradise ..."

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