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Pronunciation : Help"mate`
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [A corruption of the "help meet for him" of Genesis ii. 18.Fitzedward Hall.]
Definition : Defn: A helper; a companion; specifically, a wife. In Minorca the ass and the hog are common helpmates, and are yoked together in order to turn up the land. Pennant. A waiting woman was generally considered as the most suitable helpmate for a parson. Macaulay.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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