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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Definitions for sodality

  1. fellowship; comradeship.
  2. an association or society.
  3. Roman Catholic Church. a lay society for religious and charitable purposes.

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Citations for sodality
...watching the mystical flicker of the world caught and sealed in the little box everybody called by the diminutive just to express their sodality with it. T. C. Boyle, Drop City, 2003
Up and down both sides of Prudence's short block lived an involuntary society, a sodality of widows. Melissa Pritchard, Late Bloomer, 2004
Origin of sodality
1590-1600
Sodality comes from the Latin word sodālitās which means "companionship," from the root sodāl meaning "companion."
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