blood brother Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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blood brothernoun [C]

uk   us  
a man who has ​promised to ​treat another man as his ​brother in a ​ceremony in which they ​cut themselves and ​mixtheirblood together
(Definition of blood brother from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blood brother”
in Chinese (Simplified) 结义兄弟…
in Chinese (Traditional) 結義兄弟…
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