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fellowship

[ fel-oh-ship ]
/ ˈfɛl oʊˌʃɪp /
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noun

verb (used with object), fel·low·shipped or fel·low·shiped, fel·low·ship·ping or fel·low·ship·ing.

to admit to fellowship, especially religious fellowship.

verb (used without object), fel·low·shipped or fel·low·shiped, fel·low·ship·ping or fel·low·ship·ing.

to join in fellowship, especially religious fellowship.

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Origin of fellowship

First recorded in 1150–1200, fellowship is from the Middle English word felaweshipe.See fellow, -ship
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Example sentences from the Web for fellowship

  • Bible and missionary societies fellowshipped that mean and scurvy device of the kidnapper, in their holy work.

    William Lloyd Garrison|Archibald H. Grimke
  • The only gospel that these men ever knew of or fellowshipped, was a gospel distinguished by revelations, visions, and angels.

    Spencer's Letters|Orson Spencer

British Dictionary definitions for fellowship

fellowship
/ (ˈfɛləʊˌʃɪp) /

noun

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