1. One united to another by treaty or league; — usually applied to sovereigns or states; a confederate.
  2. Anything associated with another as a helper; an auxiliary.
  3. Anything akin to something else by structure, etc.
  4. A closely related species, usually within the same family.
  5. A relative; a kinsman.

Noun (etymology 2)

  1. (a glass marble or taw)


  1. To unite, or form a connection between, as between families by marriage, or between princes and states by treaty, league, or confederacy
  2. To connect or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, friendship, or love.

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