copemate

noun cope·mate \ˈkōpˌmāt\
variants: or

copesmate

\-pˌsm-\

Definition of copemate

plural

-s

  1. 1 obsolete :  antagonist

  2. 2 obsolete :  partner, comrade, associate misshapen Time, copesmate of ugly Night — Shakespeare

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Origin and Etymology of copemate

copemate, from 3cope + -mate; copesmate, alteration (influenced by obsolete English copesman, copeman merchant) of copemate


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