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consort

noun accompanier, associate, colleague, comate, comes, companion, compeer, comrade, confrère, conjugal partner, copartner, escort, fellow, fellow compannon, helpmate, husband, marital partner, maritus, marriage partner, mate, partner, socius, spouse, wife
Associated concepts: alienation of affections, criminal connersation, loss of consortium
See also: accompany, cartel, coactor, colleague, consociate, contributor, copartner, join, spouse

CONSORT. A man or woman married. The man is the consort of his wife, the woman is the consort of her husband.

References in classic literature ?
It was rumoured that he had been seen brawling with foreign sailors in a low den in the distant parts of Whitechapel, and that he consorted with thieves and coiners and knew the mysteries of their trade.
Though belonging to the middle classes, she consorted with the nobility, among whom she was more or less allied, her family having furnished, in past years, stewards to the Duc d'Alencon, many magistrates to the long robe, and various bishops to the clergy.
To them this white warrior, who consorted with the great apes and the fierce baboons, who growled and snarled and snapped like a beast, was not human.
It was said that ghost and fiend consorted with him there.