1. The state or relation of being a sister; the office or duty of a sister. She . . . Abhorr'd Her proper blood, and left to do the part Of sisterhood, to do that of a wife. (Daniel)

2. A society of sisters; a society of women united in one faith or order; sisters, collectively. A sisterhood of holy nuns. The fair young flowers . . . A beauteous sisterhood. (bryant)

Origin: Sister _ hood.

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