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mateship

[meyt-ship] /ˈmeɪt ʃɪp/
noun
1.
the state of being a mate.
2.
Australian. a mode of conduct among Australian men that stresses equality, friendship, and solidarity.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; mate1 + -ship
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mateship

/ˈmeɪtʃɪp/
noun
1.
(Austral) the comradeship of friends, usually male, viewed as an institution
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