Sworn friends
Sworn Sworn, p. p. of {Swear}. [1913 Webster]

{Sworn brothers}, originally, companions in arms who took an oath to share together good and bad fortune; hence, faithful friends.

{Sworn enemies}, determined or irreconcilable enemies.

{Sworn friends}, close friends. [1913 Webster]


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