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Definition of Companions

Companion
Companion Com*pan"ion, n. [F. compagnon, OF. compaing, fr. an assumed LL. companio (cf. companium fellowship, a mess), fr. L. com- + panis bread. See Pantry.] 1. One who accompanies or is in company with another for a longer or shorter period, either from choice or casually; one who is much in the company of, or is associated with, another or others; an associate; a comrade; a consort; a partner. The companions of his fall. --Milton. The companion of fools shall smart for it. --Prov. xiii. 20 (Rev. Ver.). Here are your sons again; and I must lose Two of the sweetest companions in the world. --Shak. A companion is one with whom we share our bread; a messmate. --Trench. 2. A knight of the lowest rank in certain orders; as, a companion of the Bath. 3. A fellow; -- in contempt. [Obs.] --Shak. 4. [Cf. OSp. compa[~n]a an outhouse, office.] (Naut.) (a) A skylight on an upper deck with frames and sashes of various shapes, to admit light to a cabin or lower deck. (b) A wooden hood or penthouse covering the companion way; a companion hatch. Companion hatch (Naut.), a wooden porch over the entrance or staircase of the cabin. Companion ladder (Naut.), the ladder by which officers ascend to, or descend from, the quarter-deck. --Totten. Companion way (Naut.), a staircase leading to the cabin. Knights companions, in certain honorary orders, the members of the lowest grades as distinguished from knights commanders, knights grand cross, and the like. Syn: Associate; comrade; mate; compeer; partner; ally; confederate; coadjutor; accomplice.
Companion
Companion Com*pan"ion, v. t. 1. To be a companion to; to attend on; to accompany. [R.] --Ruskin. 2. To qualify as a companion; to make equal. [Obs.] Companion me with my mistress. --Shak.

Meaning of Companions from wikipedia

- Companions of the Prophet or aṣ-ṣaḥābah (Arabic: اَلصَّحَابَةُ‎ meaning "the companions", from the verb صَحِبَ meaning "accompany", "keep company with"...
- attention Companions of William the Conqueror, those who accompanied William the Conqueror during the Norman conquest of England Lady's companion, a historic...
- The Order of the Companions of Honour is an order of the Commonwealth realms. It was founded on 4 June 1917 by King George V as a reward for outstanding...
- SeriesCompanions – Nyssa". "BBC – Doctor Who – Cl****ic SeriesCompanionsTegan Jovanka". "BBC – Doctor Who – Cl****ic SeriesCompanions – Vislor...
- ISBN 978-0802115461. The Deadly Companions at IMDb The Deadly Companions at AllMovie The Deadly Companions at the TCM Movie Database The Deadly Companions at the American...
- "Glad tidings O Ali! For verily you and your companions and your Shi’ah will be in Heaven." These companions were later referred to as "The Real Shia."...
- the Order's badge superimposed in the centre. Grand Companions wear a gold star and Knight Companions wear a silver star. The Badge for the three highest...
- protection. Ptolemaic Companions and Antigonid Companions were also equipped with a large round aspis cavalry shield unlike the Companions of Phillip and Alexander...
- (in alphabetical order): "Oxford Companions". Oxford University Press. Retrieved 28 November 2017. "Oxford companion to politics in India" (PDF). Booknotes...
- Bettye Ackerman as Sara Nicholson Louis Gossett Jr. as Lt. Adam McKay Companions in Nightmare at IMDb Companions in Nightmare at AllMovie v t e v t e...
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