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2. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The firm of Hanna, Garretson & Co. has already been mentioned.

  • He shook in a self-abnegating way, as one who shook for Tellson and Co.

    A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
  • In 1851, this firm was dissolved and that of Thatcher, Burt & Co. formed.

  • But if Tim Healy and Co. wished the money to be paid, they would have no power.

    Ireland as It Is Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • Thomas Maxwell, sergeant-major, promoted to sergeant-major from Co.

    War from the Inside

    Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
Word Origin and History for Co.


abbreviation of company, attested by 1670s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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