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Definitions of familiar:
  • noun:   a spirit (usually in animal form) that acts as an assistant to a witch or wizard
  • noun:   a person attached to the household of a high official (as a pope or bishop) who renders service in return for support
  • noun:   a person who is frequently in the company of another
  • adjective:   having mutual interests or affections; of established friendship
    Example: "On familiar terms"
  • adjective:   well known or easily recognized
    Example: "A familiar figure"
  • adjective:   within normal everyday experience; common and ordinary; not strange
    Example: "Familiar ordinary objects found in every home"

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