copemate

or copes·mate

[ kohp-meyt ]
/ ˈkoʊpˌmeɪt /

noun Obsolete.

an antagonist; opponent.
a comrade; partner.

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Origin of copemate

First recorded in 1555–65; cope1 + mate1
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