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Companion

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 70 words.

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Companion

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 13 words.

Origin uncertain; perhaps an Americanized form of Italian Compagno or Compagnone.

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Companions

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 3 words.

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companion

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 51 words.

(naut.) framed windows over a hatchway, hooded staircase to the captain's cabin. XVIII. alt., by assoc. with prec., of Du.

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Companions

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 38 words.

(Arab. Aṣḥāb or Ṣaḥāba).

The men closest to Muḥammad during his time in Mecca and Madīna; foremost among these,

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Companion

Edited by Robert Latham.

in The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Vol. 10: Companion

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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Companions

Edited by Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 3 words.

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Companions

Edited by Esther Eidinow.

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 3 words.

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companions

Edited by M. C. Howatson.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Literature. 3 words.

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Edited by I. C. B. Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 48 words.

in the days of sail the framing and sashlights on the quarterdeck and of the coach through which daylight entered

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Companions

Edited by John L. Esposito.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Islam

August 2004; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam; Society and Culture. 76 words.

Those believed to have lived, interacted with, heard, or seen the Prophet Muhammad. In Sunni Islam, they are considered

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companion

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 34 words.

n.

1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of

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Woman's Home Companion (1873–1957)

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 81 words.

(1873–1957),

founded as the semi-monthly Home Companion at Cleveland, Ohio, became the Ladies' Home Companion (1886),

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The Euthanasia of Companion Animals

Michael Cholbi.

in Pets and People

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy. 6701 words.

Euthanasia of companion animals is far less ethically controversial than human euthanasia. However, modeling the ethics of euthanizing companion animals on the ethics of euthanizing human...

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The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature

William H. Wilde, Joy Hooton and Barry Andrews.

January 1994; p ublished online January 2005 .

Book. Subjects: Literary Studies - World. 3465 pages. 814179 words.

‘The Oxford Companion to Australian Literature is a landmark’ A. D. Hope, London Review of Books

Foremost in its field, the second edition of The Oxford...

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Oxford Companion to Australian Children's Literature

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

By Stella Lees and Pam MacIntyre, was published in 1993. Accompanied by original illustrations, the Companion includes entries on individual authors and general entries on such topics as...

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The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth.

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Book. Subjects: Classical History. 679 pages. 630316 words.

The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization provides an authoritative survey of the Greek and Roman worlds in all their aspects. Drawing on the latest edition of the highly...

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The Oxford Companion to Irish History

Edited by S. J. Connolly.

January 2002; p ublished online January 2007 .

Book. Subjects: Regional and National History. 2030 pages. 504982 words.

‘a serious reference work which, unusually, is also a rewarding read for the casual browser...[a] good Companion to student, historian or lay reader alike’ - Neil Johnston, Bel...

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Oxford Companion to Australian Politics

Brian Galligan and Winsome Roberts.

January 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .

Book. Subjects: Regional Political Studies. 393 pages. 598781 words.

The Oxford Companion to Australian Politics is the first scholarly and comprehensive account of Australian political life and thought that gives attention to all aspects of...

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The Oxford Companion to World Mythology

David Leeming.

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Book. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 1822 pages. 304086 words.

This online edition was reviewed and selectively updated by the original author in 2011.

Covering all aspects of mythology, this Companion includes essays on the world's major...

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