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schoolmate

[skool-meyt] /ˈskulˌmeɪt/
noun
1.
a companion or associate at school.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; school1 + mate1
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  • After dinner with his family, he headed over to a party at the house of a schoolmate whose parents were out of town.
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schoolmate

/ˈskuːlˌmeɪt/
noun
1.
a companion at school; fellow pupil
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