companion piece

companion piece
noun Date: 1844 a work (as of literature) that is associated with and complements another

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  • companion — com|pan|ion W3 [kəmˈpænjən] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: compagnon, from Late Latin companio, from Latin com ( COM ) + panis bread, food ] 1.) someone you spend a lot of time with, especially a friend ▪ For ten years he had been her… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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