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fellow creature

a kindred creature, especially a fellow human being.
Origin of fellow creature
1640-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She shall get me some wool too; how good I am to confer so much pleasure on a fellow-creature!

    Wives and Daughters Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  • It is not for his fellow-creature to take it away unless from necessity.

    The Settlers in Canada Frederick Marryat
  • The shepherd's voice followed hard behind; and I never was happier in my life than on the recognition of a fellow-creature.

  • Opposite to him was the being she had once mistaken for a fellow-creature.

    The Tinted Venus F. Anstey
  • At scorching noontide he beholds a fellow-creature, half man, half horse, called by the poets Hippo-centaur.

  • I had stolen slaves, and endeavoured to take away the life of a fellow-creature.

    The Quadroon Mayne Reid
  • Why, you are a fellow-creature at any rate, and whatever faults an American may have, he is no coward.

    The Field of Ice Jules Verne
  • Sometimes for days together I did not speak a word to a fellow-creature.

    Fred Markham in Russia W. H. G. Kingston
  • Would Fowell Buxton, surrounded by a host of mosquitoes, have done as much for a fellow-creature, white or black?

    Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  • After all, what is dust, that it should be allowed to affect our estimate of a fellow-creature?

    More About Peggy Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey

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