Sis"ter*hood (?), n. [Sister + hood.]


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.


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.


© Webster 1913.