Companable

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Companable Companionable; sociable.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • companable See companiable.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. compaignable,

Usage

In literature:

A French translation of this journal will be found in the Recueil de Pieces sur let Floride of Ternaux-Compans.
"Pioneers Of France In The New World" by Francis Parkman, Jr.
He did duty as vicar during the illness of Abbe Compan, and had been led to expect the reversion of the appointment.
"A Zola Dictionary" by J. G. Patterson
At the same time Compans, a general of Davoust's, joined the Italian rear-guard with his division.
"History of the Expedition to Russia" by Count Philip de Segur
At the same time, Compans, one of Davoust's generals, joined the Italian rear guard with his division.
"The Two Great Retreats of History" by George Grote
Extracts are given in Ternaux-Compans, Vol.
"Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Native Religions of Mexico and Peru" by Albert Réville
Wouldn't yous-a look-a da well bees-a compan-e-on ove-a mine, in a da pen, eh, Signora.
"An Oregon Girl" by Alfred Ernest Rice
M. Compan, in his "Dictionnaire de Danse," 1787, 12mo.
"The Dance of Death" by Francis Douce
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In poetry:

"Yes, fore God," then said our king,
"Thy petition I grant thee,
With that thou leave the green wood,
And all thy compan-y;
And come home, sir, to my court,
And there dwell with me."
"Robin Hood" by Henry Morley
"I will spend my days in prayer;
Love and all her laws defy;
In a nunnery will I shroud me
Far from any compan-y:
But ere my prayers have an end, be sure of this,
To pray for thee and for thy love I will not miss.
"The Spanish Lady's Love" by Henry Morley

In news:

Coach of Year Jeff Compan is the architect of what has become a dominant program at Pymatuning Valley.
Will it also be the centerpiece for the compan's foray into the Internet.
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In science:

These images typ ica l ly revea l d is to r ted mo rpho log ies o r c lose compan ions ind icat ive of ga laxy interact ions and me rge rs , p rocesses wh ich a re known to t r igge r starbursts in galaxies.
Anglo-Australian Observatory February 2009 newsletter
From this figure it is clear that to detect faint compan ions one has to use intrinsically faint central stars.
New results on planetary nebula shaping and stellar binarity
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