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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Friendship  \Friend"ship\,  n.  [AS.  fre['o]ndscipe.  See  {Friend}, 
  and  {-ship}.] 
  1.  The  state  of  being  friends;  friendly  relation,  or 
  attachment,  to  a  person,  or  between  persons;  affection 
  arising  from  mutual  esteem  and  good  will  friendliness; 
  amity;  good  will 
 
  There  is  little  friendship  in  the  world.  --Bacon. 
 
  There  can  be  no  friendship  without  confidence,  and 
  no  confidence  without  integrity.  --Rambler. 
 
  Preferred  by  friendship,  and  not  chosen  by 
  sufficiency.  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  Kindly  aid;  help;  assistance,  [Obs.] 
 
  Some  friendship  will  it  [a  hovel]  lend  you  gainst 
  the  tempest.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  Aptness  to  unite;  conformity;  affinity;  harmony; 
  correspondence.  [Obs.] 
 
  Those  colors  .  .  .  have  a  friendship  with  each 
  other  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  friendship 
  n  :  the  state  of  being  friends  [syn:  {friendly  relationship}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Friendship,  AR  (town,  FIPS  25180) 
  Location:  34.22375  N,  93.00301  W 
  Population  (1990):  160  (69  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  71942 
  Friendship,  IN 
  Zip  code(s):  47021 
  Friendship,  MD 
  Zip  code(s):  20758 
  Friendship,  ME 
  Zip  code(s):  04547 
  Friendship,  NY  (CDP,  FIPS  27694) 
  Location:  42.20544  N,  78.14240  W 
  Population  (1990):  1423  (544  housing  units) 
  Area:  7.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  14739 
  Friendship,  TN  (city,  FIPS  27960) 
  Location:  35.91030  N,  89.24176  W 
  Population  (1990):  467  (210  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  38034 
  Friendship,  WI  (village,  FIPS  27950) 
  Location:  43.97179  N,  89.81999  W 
  Population  (1990):  728  (298  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.3  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  53934 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  FRIENDSHIP,  n.  A  ship  big  enough  to  carry  two  in  fair  weather,  but 
  only  one  in  foul. 
 
  The  sea  was  calm  and  the  sky  was  blue; 
  Merrily,  merrily  sailed  we  two 
  (High  barometer  maketh  glad.) 
  On  the  tipsy  ship,  with  a  dreadful  shout, 
  The  tempest  descended  and  we  fell  out 
  (O  the  walking  is  nasty  bad!) 
  Armit  Huff  Bettle 
 
 




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