Definition of Compers

1. Noun. (plural of comper) ¹



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Definition of Compers

1. comper [n] - See also: comper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Compers

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compensatory damages
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compensatory hypertrophy of the heart
compensatory lengthening
compensatory pause
compensatory spending
compensatory time
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Literary usage of Compers

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1. The Peace Conference Day by Day: A Presidential Pilgrimage Leading to the by Charles Thaddeus Thompson (1920)
"Both of the American members of the labor commission, compers and Hurley, had gone to America, and as compers had been the chairman of the commission, ..."

2. The History of Civilization: From the Fall of the Roman Empire to the French by Guizot (François), William Hazlitt (1854)
"Besides, the present state of the world, the spirit of the age, compers us at once frankly to welcome this inevitable alliance of philosophy and history. ..."

3. Labor in Europe and America by Samuel Gompers (1910)
"What "Comrade — pardon, 'Colleague' — compers" had said was, in effect, that he would not join the International Secretariat. ..."

4. Remains of the Early Popular Poetry of England by William Carew Hazlitt (1864)
"... which were your compers, 140 and many a worthy man; yf y shuld seche on me take, that abbe then worthi men forsake, a fole then were y one. ..."

5. Labor and Capital: A Discussion of the Relations of Employer and Employed by John Punnett Peters (1902)
"... of America 245 (3) John M. Stahl, editor of " Farmer's Call," and Secretary of Farmers' National Congress . . 252 Consult also articles by compers, ..."

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