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Easy there, partner; don't take both them hands down at once.

A partner has the right to draw out any, or all, of the partnership funds.

Is Mr. Bellmer handsome—handsome enough to be Nelly's partner?

But at the time--you see there was a girl, the daughter of my uncle's partner.

It seems fairly certain also that Heidegger was none too loyal as a partner.

The Little Doctor turned her glance resentfully to her brother's partner.

Elizabeth and her partner were "both well stricken in years."

But beyond his emoluments as a partner in the invention, Alfred Vail had no recompense.

It is, what can I do for my partner, how can I best make reparation to him?'

I have perfect confidence in my partner, and I am satisfied that he will do what is best.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, altered from parcener (late 13c.), from Old French parçonier "partner, associate; joint owner, joint heir," from parçon "partition, division. portion, share, lot," from Latin partitionem (nominative partitio) "a sharing, partition, division, distribution" (see partition (n.)). Form in English influenced by part (n.). The word also may represent Old French part tenour "part holder."

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