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 Com’rade (2 syl.).Co’mus. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Com’rades (2 syl.).
 
Those who sleep in the same bed-chamber. It is a Spanish military term derived from the custom of dividing soldiers into chambers. The proper spelling is camerades, men of the same cam’era (chamber).   1
 


 Com’rade (2 syl.).Co’mus. 

 
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