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Etymology (Meaning of Words)/first use of the word "Partner"


I understand the etymology of the word partner and have read that its first use was in 1611, but would you the context, or even the example of its use?

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      The word "partner" came to English from the Latin word "partitionem"defined at the time as portion or partition;  We next see the word "Partnier" in Old French (altered to "parciner) meaning one who shares.
The word "partner" first surfaced in English in about 1300.
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