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Definition of compeer (Entry 2 of 2)
13th century, in the meaning defined above
15th century, in the meaning defined above
Middle English, from Anglo-French cumpere, literally, godfather, from Medieval Latin compater, from Latin com- + pater father — more at father
Middle English comper, from Anglo-French, from Latin compar, from compar, adjective, like — more at compare
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