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Noun: sisterhood  'sis-tu(r),hûd
  1. The kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings
    - sistership
  2. An association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest
    - sistership
  3. A religious society of women who live together as sisters (especially an order of nuns)

Derived forms: sisterhoods

Type of: association, family relationship, kinship, relationship, religious order, religious sect, sect

Encyclopedia: Sisterhood