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Thursday, January 29, 2015

sodality

\soh-DAL-i-tee, suh-\ , noun;
1.
fellowship; comradeship.
2.
an association or society.
3.
Roman Catholic Church. a lay society for religious and charitable purposes.
Quotes:
...watching the mystical flicker of the world caught and sealed in the little box everybody called by the diminutive just to express their sodality with it.
-- T. C. Boyle, Drop City, 2003
Up and down both sides of Prudence's short block lived an involuntary society, a sodality of widows.
-- Melissa Pritchard, Late Bloomer, 2004
Origin:
Sodality comes from the Latin word sodālitās which means "companionship," from the root sodāl meaning "companion."
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