compeer

noun (1)
com·​peer | \ ˈkäm-ˌpir How to pronounce compeer (audio) , käm-ˈpir, kəm-ˈpir How to pronounce compeer (audio) \

Definition of compeer

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compeer

noun (2)

Definition of compeer (Entry 2 of 2)

: equal, peer

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Noun (2)

compeer transitive verb, obsolete

First Known Use of compeer

Noun (1)

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for compeer

Noun (1)

Middle English, from Anglo-French cumpere, literally, godfather, from Medieval Latin compater, from Latin com- + pater father — more at father

Noun (2)

Middle English comper, from Anglo-French, from Latin compar, from compar, adjective, like — more at compare

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The first known use of compeer was in the 13th century

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“Compeer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compeer. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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