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Thread #84705   Message #1736974
Posted By: Letty
10-May-06 - 05:03 AM
Thread Name: Eurogathering 2006 - Cork, EIRE
Subject: RE: Eurogathering 2006 - Cork, EIRE
hETAIROS, OU m: a person who is associated with someone else,though
not necessarily involving personal affection.

The feminine form, hetaire, is a woman of negotiable affection. I think they went for the companionship sense without realising all the connotations the word has in classical Greek! But she's a pretty spinaker alright.

Go for that collie, Fibs!