friendly society

noun

British an association of people who pay regular dues or other sums in return for old-age pensions, sickness benefits, etcUS term: benefit society

Nearby words

  1. friendiversary,
  2. friendless,
  3. friendly,
  4. friendly fire,
  5. friendly islands,
  6. friends of the earth,
  7. friends, religious society of,
  8. friends, romans, countrymen, lend me your ears,
  9. friendsgiving,
  10. friendship

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