Definition of companion-in-arms in English:


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A fellow soldier.
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  • Robert the Bruce is understood to have gifted the land to his companion-in-arms, Sir Alexander Seton.
  • There he met his Brazilian-born wife Anita who became his companion-in-arms and heroine of the Risorgimento, and who fought side by side with her husband.
  • On such considerations have I and my companions-in-arms acted in the course we have pursued.

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