complices

complice

[kom-plis]
noun Archaic.
an accomplice or associate.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin complice-, oblique stem of complex confederate (formation modeled on simplex simplex), equivalent to com- com- + -plex -fold

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complice (ˈkɒmplɪs, ˈkʌm-)
 
n
obsolete an associate or accomplice
 
[C15: from Old French, from Late Latin complex partner, associate, from Latin complicāre to fold together; see complicate]

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