Com"rade [Sp. camarada, fr. L. camara, a chamber; hence, a chamber-fellowship, and then a chamber-fellow: cf. F. camarade. Cf. Chamber.]
A mate, companion, or associate.
And turned my flying comrades to the charge.
I abjure all roofs, and choose . . .
To be a comrade with the wolf and owl.
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