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 Accommoda’tion.Accost’ 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Accord’
 
means “heart to heart.” (Latin, ad corda.) If two persons like and dislike the same things, they are heart to heart with each other.   1
   Similarly, “con-cord” means heart with heart; “dis-cord,” heart divided from heart; “re-cord” properly means to recollect—i.e., re-cordre, to bring again to the mind or heart; then to set down in writing for the purpose of recollecting.   2
 


 Accommoda’tion.Accost’ 

 
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