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copemate

[kohp-meyt] /ˈkoʊpˌmeɪt/
noun, Obsolete
1.
an antagonist; opponent.
2.
a comrade; partner.
Also, copesmate.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; cope1 + mate1
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