• The Headquarters Company of the Reserve Mallet taking its bath at Chavigeny Farm
    The Headquarters Company of the Reserve Mallet taking its bath at Chavigeny Farm
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Companiable Companionable; sociable.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Planters Peanut Company mascot, Mr. Peanut, was created during a contest for schoolchildren in 1916
    • companiable Maintaining friendly intercourse; companionable; social.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Huge Moore, the inventor of Dixie cups got the idea for the name from a neighboring factory, the Dixie Doll Company
    • adjs Companiable (obs.) sociable
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  • Jeremy Collier
    Jeremy Collier
    “People who have nothing to do are quickly tired of their own company.”
  • Samuel Butler
    “People are always good company when they are doing what they really enjoy.”
  • Miguel De Cervantes
    “Tell me thy company, and I'll tell thee what thou art.”
  • William Shakespeare
    “Company, villainous company, hath been the spoil of me.”
  • Thomas Traherne
    “More company increases happiness, but does not lighten or diminish misery.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “People are know by the company they keep. Companies are known by the people they keep.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. compagnon, from Low L. companium, a mess—L. com, with, and panis, bread.


In literature:

The funerals of the Company generally ended with a dinner, at which the chaplains and a chosen few of the Company feasted.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
A. Condrey; Company I, Thomas Robbins; Company K, Calvin Deweese.
"The Southern Soldier Boy" by James Carson Elliott
Pierre had much hilarious company; it was his business to keep it so.
"Blue Goose" by Frank Lewis Nason
He next slashed the boots up and threw them after the quilt, and then hobbled on to overtake the rest of his company.
"Si Klegg, Book 1 (of 6) His Transformation From A Raw Recruit To A Veteran" by John McElroy
Every one o' the companies except ours has a new man in command, and in ours Capt.
"Si Klegg, Book 6 (of 6) Si And Shorty, With Their Boy Recruits, Enter On The Atlanta Campaign" by John McElroy
Could the Kalvin Company offer him the prospects which this company was offering him?
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
We had one doctor on board, and a young officer of the Company's service, in charge of the Company's troops.
"Memoirs of the Extraordinary Military Career of John Shipp" by John Shipp
The register of members plays an important part in the scheme of the company system, under the Companies Act 1862.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 7" by Various
Was then exchanged and served with Company K to close of war.
"Company K, Twentieth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry" by Andrew Brown
The orderly bustle which succeeded Seymour's departure, argued well for the success of the new company.
"The Vision of Elijah Berl" by Frank Lewis Nason

In poetry:

Robin loved our dear Lad-y,
For dout of deadly sin;
Would he never do company harm
That any woman was in.
"Robin Hood" by Henry Morley
One will call, he cannot see;
One will call, he will not hear;
He will take no company
Nor a hope or fear.
"Sandy Star And Willie Gee" by William Stanley Braithwaite
Eke if I err upon the side
Of talking overmuch of Me,
I err, it cannot be denied,
In most illustrious company.
"Erring In Company" by Franklin Pierce Adams
The maid would reward him,—
Gay company come,—
They laugh, she laughs with them,
He is moonstruck and dumb.
"Tact" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
I roam these woods that nature crowns
With splendor's glow;
Where the company of trees look down
On fields below.
"October" by Frank Barbour Coffin
Yes! Thou art with me, and with Thee
I cannot be alone,
For joy shall bear me company,
And peace shall be my own.
"God ever Present" by John Bowring

In news:

Disaster modeling company RMS expects insured losses from superstorm Sandy in a range of $20 billion to $25 billion, the company said on Wednesday.
Disaster modeling company Eqecat now estimates that monster storm Sandy caused up to $20 billion in insured losses and $50 billion in economic losses in the United States, the company said on Thursday.
The mining company that hired a truck company as a contractor is considered an insured under the truck company's insurance policy with regards to an injured trucking employee, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled.
Just days after Oracle announced its purchase of social media marketing company Vitrue for $300 million, the software giant has acquired cloud social intelligence solutions company Collective Intellect for an undisclosed amount.
The Idaho Public Utilities Commission approved the company's sixth consecutive decrease in rates to reflect a decline in the cost of gas the company buys for its customers and increased gas supply.
Companies bigger than yours use outside SEO sometimes, and companies much smaller use internal SEO.
Companies that subscribe to a delivered price methodology especially need to understand how freight costs impact the cost of goods, and companies that pass freight through on their invoices also need to pay attention.
A Minnesota-based mining company plans to spend as much as $350 million to build a iron ore pellet plant in Indiana, creating up to 100 jobs by 2015, the company announced Tuesday morning.
Senegal will resolve a legal dispute with ArcelorMittal (MT) before negotiating with other companies on developing its iron-ore reserves, the state mining company said.
The company stayed busy with a backlog of orders and never saw it necessary to lay off employees, company officials said.
Art Hoff, who has been with Jacobus Energy for 33 years and is currently the company's fleet procurement supervisor, is responsible for updating and maintaining the company's truck fleet.
Gaiam Inc, the Louisville-based lifestyle media company, posted a 3 percent gain in revenue during the most recent quarter, company officials announced Monday.
The Jim Henson Company has extended its licensing agreement with Tomy International, naming the toy company as the global master toy licensee for its Pajanimals brand.
Together with the company founder Gerhard Metz, he built the company from its beginnings in 1977 into an international group.
He was executive director of the Paul Taylor Dance Company for 14 years, and was general manager of American Ballet Theater's Ballet Repertory Company in the early 1970's.

In science:

Second, nonlinear elastic theory has lots of company: quantum electrodynamics (the most quantitatively successful theory in physics) and Stirling’s series for n! also have zero radius of convergence.
Formal Considerations about Fracture: Nucleation and Growth
Indeed, it was precisely the Copenhagen claim that such values do not exist that Einstein and company wanted to prove untenable.
Quantum theory and the role of mind in nature
MAIF is a French insurance company. 2Two collisions will never happen at the same time.
Generating a 3D Simulation of a Car Accident from a Written Description in Natural Language: the CarSim System
It was manufactured by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company.
Single Event Effects in the Pixel readout chip for BTeV
Ri with Ri = hGi i, the return of an investment in company i over the investment period (in our empirical study half a year).
Portfolio Optimization and the Random Magnet Problem