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A.Word.A.Day--sodality

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sodality (so-DAL-i-tee) noun

1. A fellowship or association.

2. In the Roman Catholic Church, a lay society for devotional or charitable purposes.

[From Latin sodalitas (fellowship), from sodalis (companion).]

See more usage examples of sodality in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.

"She wrote her last name in black marker on the bottom of the Tupperware she used to bring food to anyone in her building or sodality or family." Maureen Dowd; A Woman Who Found a Way to Write; The New York Times; Jul 24, 2005.

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