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- n. A fellow disciple
- n. A fellow student
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A schoolfellow; a fellow-student.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fellow-pupil; a student in the same school or system or field of learning, or under the same instructor.
During the English Renaissance, language purists and nationalists resisted the influx of pedantic and recondite inkhorn terms adapted from Greek and Latin such as condisciple, splendidious, and adnichilate.
If you visit me as a farmer, it must be as a condisciple: for I am but a learner; an eager one indeed, but yet desperate, being too old now to learn a new art.
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