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[pley-fel-oh] /ˈpleɪˌfɛl oʊ/
a playmate.
Origin of playfellow
First recorded in 1505-15; play + fellow Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Lost to me she is every way—no longer my playfellow—no chance of her being my friend.

  • "Here is a playfellow for you, Ada," said her father, as he led her towards him.

    Luttrell Of Arran Charles James Lever
  • His dog was their sleeping companion by night and playfellow by day.

    Golden Moments Anonymous
  • Little Rudolph fretted for a time after his nurse and playfellow.

    One Snowy Night Emily Sarah Holt
  • No, he is very glad for me to have a playfellow, for I am rather lonely sometimes.

  • The sea is our slave, the storm our playfellow, death our delight!

  • Iras, on the contrary, was Dion's playfellow, and I have long destined her for his wife.

    Cleopatra, Complete Georg Ebers
  • One day she was 'running along and playing' when she met a playfellow.

  • When this playfellow went away, the jay missed his dances and frolics.

    In Nesting Time Olive Thorne Miller
  • Andrea and I will say I am in love with my playfellow Nicole and they will believe that the sooner.

    The Mesmerist's Victim Alexandre Dumas

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