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Topic: MUSIC

Sense: 1
Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: consort, from Latin consors 'person you share with', from com- ( COM-) + sors 'luck, fate'
Sense: 2-3
Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: consorte, from consort

consort

1 noun
     
con‧sort1 [countable]
1PG the wife or husband of a ruler prince consort
2APM a group of people who play very old music, or the group of old-fashioned instruments they use
3

in consort (with somebody)

formal doing something together with someone
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