Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An associate or companion; a friend; a partner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An associate or companion; a friend; a partner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who copes with another in friendly offices; a companion or friend.

Etymologies

From cope +‎ mate. (Wiktionary)

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  • US Railway Association, Standard Cipher Code, 1906: Railroad telegraphers' shorthand for the phrase "No change in conditions".

    January 21, 2013