Definition of Sisterhoods

1. Noun. (plural of sisterhood) ¹



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Definition of Sisterhoods

1. sisterhood [n] - See also: sisterhood

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sisterhoods

sister chromatid cohesion
sister chromatid exchange
sister cities
sister city
sister companies
sister company
sister planet
sister ship
sister ships
sistered
sistergirl
sistergirls
sisterhood
sisterhoods (current term)
sistering
sisterless
sisterlike
sisterliness
sisterly
sisterly love
sisters
sisters-in-law
sisters before misters
sistership
sisting
sistra
sistren
sistroid

Literary usage of Sisterhoods

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1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"In tliis article only those sisterhoods are mentioned which profess to embrace ... The earliest known sisterhoods of extensive influence, devoted solely to ..."

2. Life and Labour of the People in London by Charles Booth (1903)
"§3 sisterhoods Time was when the Roman Catholic 'Little Sisters of the Poor ' were the ... Now, there are sisterhoods without number, the members of which, ..."

3. Life and Labour of the People in London by Charles Booth (1903)
"§3 sisterhoods Time was when the Roman Catholic 'Lit'Je Sisters of the Poor' were the ... Now, there are sisterhoods without number, the members of which, ..."

4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"In this article only those sisterhoods are mentioned which profess to ... The earliest known sisterhoods of extensive influence, devoted solely to ..."

5. Handbook to Christian and Ecclesiastical Rome by Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker, Hope Malleson (1900)
"... des Pauvres — Nursing sisterhoods— Teaching sisterhoods—Missionary sisterhoods— Congregations following the Jesuit Rule — Semi- enclosed Congregations ..."

6. On Hospital Organisation, with Special Reference to the Organisation of by Charles West (1877)
"It was connected with the Protestant Church as closely as Catholic sisterhoods are bound up with the Catholic Church, though in a different manner ..."

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