Friday, May 15, 2015

Word of the day: coeval

The word of the day is coeval:

  1. of the same age, date, or duration; equally old
  2. coincident
  1. a contemporary (

"Many of the nurses and Pou were coevals.  They had grown up in New Orleans, attended private and Catholic schools, and now, with time to talk, they found they had friends in common."

 - Sheri Fink, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (2013)

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