compeer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English comper, from Middle French comper, from Latin compar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

compeer (plural compeers)

  1. (obsolete) The equal or peer of someone else; a close companion or associate.
    • Milton
      And him thus answer'd soon his bold compeer.

Verb[edit]

compeer (third-person singular simple present compeers, present participle compeering, simple past and past participle compeered)

  1. To be equal with; to match.
    • Shakespeare
      In my rights, / By me invested, he compeers the best.

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