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 for compeer
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Compeer \Com*peer"\, [OE. comper, through French fr. L. compar;
     com- + par equal. See Peer an equal, and cf. 1st
     Compare.]
     An equal, as in rank, age, prowess, etc.; a companion; a
     comrade; a mate.
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           And him thus answer'd soon his bold compeer. --Milton.
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           His compeer in arms.                     --Ford.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Compeer \Com*peer"\, v. t.
     To be equal with; to match. [R.]
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           In my rights,
           By me invested, he compeers the best.    --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Compeer \Com*peer"\, Compeir \Com*peir"\, v. i.
     See Compear.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  compeer
      n 1: a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
           [syn: peer, equal, match, compeer]

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