friend-ship

friendship

[frend-ship]
noun
1.
the state of being a friend; association as friends: to value a person's friendship.
2.
a friendly relation or intimacy.
3.
friendly feeling or disposition.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English frēondscipe. See friend, -ship

prefriendship, noun


2. harmony, accord, understanding, rapport.
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friendship
O.E. freondscipe; see friend + -ship
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