Definitions starting with C

ID #4097

company

v. [W Car.; OED, to keep company with arch. →1814; Scots idem F,DD] to provide companionship. (Black)

—n. social peer; a person of the same age and background: You know, you and Andrea ain't no company—she twenty-one and you twelve (Crooked). cf. KEEP MY COMPANY (Gen.)

Tags: noun, verb

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Last update: 2012-01-10 14:00
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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