brother (n.)
equal, fellow, peer
KL V.iii.62.1[Albany to Edmund] I hold you but a subject of this war, / Not as a brother
KL V.iii.67.1[Regan to Albany, of Edmund's acting for her] The which immediacy may well stand up / And call itself your brother
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