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Meaning of CONFRATERNITY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con`fra*ter"ni*ty\, n.; pl. {Confraternities}.
[LL. confraternitas: cf. F. confraternit?. See {Fraternity}.]
A society of body of men united for some purpose, or in some
profession; a brotherhood.

      These live in one society and confraternity. --Stow.

 

 

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