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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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companion

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 108 words.

Italian, stallion • cañon, canyon, companion • hellion, rebellion • Kenyan • Melanesian, Micronesian, Polynesian

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companion

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 106 words.

Italian, stallion • cañon, canyon, companion • hellion, rebellion • Kenyan • Melanesian, Micronesian, Polynesian

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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. 71 words.

associate, mate. XIII. ME. compainoun — OF. compaignon :- Rom. *compāniōn-, stem of *compāniō (whence OF, compain

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companion species

Ian Buchanan.

in A Dictionary of Critical Theory

February 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 384 words.

Donna *Haraway’s term for the mutually dependent—Haraway’s term is ‘obligatory’—relationship between human animals and certain kinds of non-human animals. Companion species differs from...

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companion / ~s n

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 16 words.

m kǝmˈpanɪǝn, -ˌɒn / -z

sp companion35, compa-nion1, [scur-uy-cogging]-companion1 / companions16, compa-nions1

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Woman's Home Companion

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1873–1957),

founded as the semi-monthly Home Companion at Cleveland, Ohio, became the Ladies' Home Companion (1886), and in 1897 became a monthly under the title Woman's Home...

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Companions of the Prophet

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 538 words.

Known in Arabic as al-Ṣaḥābah or al-Aṣḥāb, the Companions of the Prophet are credited by tradition with having played a

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Companions of the Prophet

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Islam. 734 words.

Among majoritarian Sunnī Muslims, the collective moral excellence of the Companions (al-Ṣaḥābah) inheres in their status as contemporaries of the

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Reproducing Companion Animals

Jessica du Toit and David Benatar.

in Pets and People

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy. 6222 words.

Breeding companion animals as well as allowing them to reproduce is controversial. In this chapter three kinds of argument for an alternative course of action are presented, namely...

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Companions of the Prophet

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

Known in Arabic as al-Ṣaḥābah or al-Aṣḥāb, the Companions of the Prophet are credited by tradition with having played

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Companion and Assistance Animals

Jean Harvey.

in Pets and People

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy. 8140 words.

This chapter examines one approach to the ethics of companion animals: the “utilization with welfare-safeguards” model. Some of the “benefits” are complex (like guiding the sight impaired)...

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Friendship with Companion Animals

Cynthia Townley.

in Pets and People

April 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Philosophy. 6082 words.

Animals seem to be friends with one another and with humans, as they show clear affiliations and preferences for some individuals over others. The relationships between humans and their...

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Companions in Conversation

Donna J. Haraway.

in Manifestly Haraway

April 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 21885 words.

“Companions in Conversation” is the rich textual record of a two-day, kitchen-table dialogue between long-term colleague-friends Donna Haraway and Cary Wolfe on the manifestos—their...

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Travelling Companion, The

Stephen Banfield.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Musical Scores, Lyrics, and Libretti. 179 words.

Opera in four acts, op.146, by Sir Charles Villiers Stanford to a libretto by Henry Newbolt after the story by Hans Christian Andersen ; Liverpool, David Lewis Theatre, 30 April...

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Companions, Prophets, Martyrs

Jeannine Hill Fletcher.

in Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World

September 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 6781 words.

In this chapter, Fletcher examines the problems and pitfalls of placing students in communities of need if they do not study the root causes of injustice. She cautions Jesuit educators...

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The Companion Species Manifesto

Donna J. Haraway.

in Manifestly Haraway

April 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 24561 words.

Led by dogs—and especially by an athletic herding dog named Cayenne, whom Haraway calls the dog of her heart—“The Companion Species Manifesto” insists that cyborgs are only one member of a...

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Donan (Donnan) and companions

David Farmer.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Saints

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 180 words.

(d. 618),

monks and martyrs. An Irish monk of Iona under *Columba, Donan founded a monastery at Eigg (Inner Hebrides). While the monks were celebrating Mass on Easter night, a gang...

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Donan and companions

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

(d. 618),

monks and martyrs. An Irish monk of Iona under Columba, Donan founded a monastery at Eigg (Inner Hebrides). While the monks were celebrating Mass on Easter night, a gang...

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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 Robert Latham.

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

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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