fellow (n.) Old form(s): Fellowes
counterpart, match, equal
CE I.ii.37[Antipholus of Syracuse alone, comparing himself to a drop of water] That in the ocean seeks another drop, / Who, falling there to find his fellow forth ... confounds himself
Cym III.iv.92[Innogen as if to Posthumus] thou that didst ... make me put into contempt the suits / Of princely fellows [i.e. suitors equal in rank]
Tim I.i.81[Poet to Painter, of Timon in his poem] All those which were his fellows but of late
TN III.iv.78[Malvolio alone, of Olivia's address to him] Not 'Malvolio', nor after my degree, but 'fellow'!
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