Fellowship
Fellowship Fel"low*ship, n. [Fellow + -ship.] 1. The state or relation of being or associate. [1913 Webster]

2. Companionship of persons on equal and friendly terms; frequent and familiar intercourse. [1913 Webster]

In a great town, friends are scattered, so that there is not that fellowship which is in less neighborhods. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

Men are made for society and mutual fellowship. --Calamy. [1913 Webster]

3. A state of being together; companionship; partnership; association; hence, confederation; joint interest. [1913 Webster]

The great contention of the sea and skies Parted our fellowship. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Fellowship in pain divides not smart. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Fellowship in woe doth woe assuage. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The goodliest fellowship of famous knights, Whereof this world holds record. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

4. Those associated with one, as in a family, or a society; a company. [1913 Webster]

The sorrow of Noah with his fellowship. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

With that a joyous fellowship issued Of minstrels. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

5. (Eng. & Amer. Universities) A foundation for the maintenance, on certain conditions, of a scholar called a fellow, who usually resides at the university. [1913 Webster]

6. (Arith.) The rule for dividing profit and loss among partners; -- called also partnership, company, and distributive proportion. [1913 Webster]

{Good fellowship}, companionableness; the spirit and disposition befitting comrades. [1913 Webster]

There's neither honesty, manhood, nor good fellowship in thee. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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