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Sunday, August 05, 2012

Definitions for compeer

  1. Close friend; comrade.
  2. An equal in rank, ability, accomplishment, etc.; peer; colleague.
  3. Archaic. To be the equal of; match.

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Citations for compeer
Whoever eats them outlasts heaven and earth, and is the compeer of sun and moon. Cheng'en Wu, Monkey
Aren't you pleased with him, and didn't he arrange things well, eh, my good compeer Lenet? Alexandre Dumas, The Women's War
Origin of compeer
1325-1375
Compeer comes from the Latin word parem which meant "equal." The prefix com- means "with, together or in association."