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fellow

  

      n  
1    a man or boy  
2       an informal word for       boyfriend  
3    Informal   one or oneself  
a fellow has to eat     
4    a person considered to be of little importance or worth  
5   
a    often pl   a companion; comrade; associate  
b    (as modifier)  
fellow travellers     
6    (at Oxford and Cambridge universities) a member of the governing body of a college, who is usually a member of the teaching staff  
7    a member of the governing body or established teaching staff at any of various universities or colleges  
8    a postgraduate student employed, esp. for a fixed period, to undertake research and, often, to do some teaching  
9   
a    a person in the same group, class, or condition  
the surgeon asked his fellows     
b    (as modifier)  
fellow students, a fellow sufferer     
10    one of a pair; counterpart; mate  
looking for the glove's fellow     
     (Old English feolaga, from Old Norse felagi, one who lays down money, from fe money + lag a laying down)  


Fellow  
      n   a member of any of various learned societies  
Fellow of the British Academy     
fellow feeling  
      n  
1    mutual sympathy or friendship  
2    an opinion held in common  
fellow traveller  
      n  
1    a companion on a journey  
2    a non-Communist who sympathizes with Communism  
hail-fellow-well-met  
      adj   genial and familiar, esp. in an offensive or ingratiating way  
a hail-fellow-well-met slap on the back     
teaching fellow  
      n   a postgraduate student who is given tuition, accommodation, expenses, etc., in return for some teaching duties  
  teaching fellowship      n  
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n.
A social club started at Port Royal by Samuel de Champlain to help pass the long and cold winter nights. Each person took turns being host for an evening and serving his fellow man.
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)

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