Brothers-in-law
Brother-in-law Broth"er-in-law`, n.; pl. {Brothers-in-law}. The brother of one's husband or wife; also, the husband of one's sister; sometimes, the husband of one's wife's sister. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Brother-in-law — Broth er in law , n.; pl. {Brothers in law}. The brother of one s husband or wife; also, the husband of one s sister; sometimes, the husband of one s wife s sister. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brother-in-law — n plural brothers in law 1.) the brother of your husband or wife 2.) the husband of your sister 3.) the husband of your husband or wife s sister →↑sister in law …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • brother-in-law — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms brother in law : singular brother in law plural brothers in law 1) the brother of your husband or wife 2) your sister s husband 3) the husband of your husband s sister, or of your wife s sister …   English dictionary

  • brother-in-law — means (1) one s wife s or husband s brother, (2) one s sister s husband, (3) one s sister in law s husband. The plural is brothers in law …   Modern English usage

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