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Friday, June 29, 2012

Definitions for agemate

  1. A person of about the same age as another.

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Citations for agemate
She tolerates the family, especially an agemate named Isabelle, although they kid her about getting letters from a mysterious swain every day. Faye Moskowitz, Her face in the Mirror
She had no agemate in that house, no one she could think of as an ally. Julie Orringer, The Invisible Bridge
Origin of agemate
1575-1585
Agemate entered English in the late 1500s when the word mate meant "guest" in Old English.
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