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  • noun Plural form of playfellow.

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Examples

  • Here also lived the "playfellows" -- the monks over fifty years of age -- who were told nothing unpleasant, were freed from the ordinary rules, and were permitted to enjoy the privilege of censuring anything they heard or saw.

    Little Folks (November 1884) A Magazine for the Young

  • We were affectionate playfellows during childhood, and, I believe, dear and valued friends to one another as we grew older.

    Chapter 5

  • We were affectionate playfellows during childhood, and, I believe, dear and valued friends to one another as we grew older.

    Chapter 22

  • No question but from childhood she had read her playfellows rightly, known the one who owned the right to her but valued it lightly, and the one who contained the gnawing grief of loving her and knowing her to be pledged to the foster, brother he loved only a little less.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • Such at least was my experience more than once, for Mr. McNanly particularly favored my mother's house, because of a former acquaintanceship in Ireland, and many a time a comparison of notes proved that I had been in the woods with two playfellows, named Binckly and Greiner, when the master thought I was home, ill, and my mother, that I was at school, deeply immersed in study.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • As you might imagine I have made all sorts of new playfellows ... see the love letters I quote below.

    Tory Punks ?.....

  • As you might imagine I have made all sorts of new playfellows ... see the love letters I quote below.

    Archive 2007-09-02

  • As you might imagine I have made all sorts of new playfellows ... see the love letters I quote below.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • Johan: Yesterday you seemed to avoid me, so that I never managed to have a word with you — we two old playfellows.

    Pillars of Society

  • Be as churlish as you list — I never quarrel with my customers — my jerry come tumbles, my merry dancers, my little playfellows, as

    Quentin Durward

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