bed-fellow

bedfellow

[bed-fel-oh]
noun
1.
Also called bedmate. a person who shares one's bed.
2.
an associate or collaborator, especially one who forms a temporary alliance for reasons of expediency: Politics makes strange bedfellows.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English bedfelow. See bed, fellow

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bedfellow (ˈbɛdˌfɛləʊ)
 
n
1.  a person with whom one shares a bed
2.  a temporary ally or associate

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