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coterie

Postby Bailey » Fri Mar 28, 2008 12:05 pm

co·ter·ie (kt-r, kt-r)
n.
A small, often select group of persons who associate with one another frequently.



[French, from Old French, peasant association, from cotier, cottager, from *cote, cottage, possibly of Germanic origin.]

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Postby Slava » Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:57 pm

A nice word that has seen the professional services of the Good Doctor.

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