Counterpart

Coun"ter*part`

(koun"tr*prt`), n. 1. A part corresponding to another part; anything which answers, or corresponds, to another; a copy; a duplicate; a facsimile.
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In same things the laws of Normandy agreed with the laws of England, so that they seem to be, as it were, copies or counterparts one of another.
Sir M. Hale.
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2. (Law) One of two corresponding copies of an instrument; a duplicate.
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3. A person who closely resembles another.
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4. A thing may be applied to another thing so as to fit perfectly, as a seal to its impression; hence, a thing which is adapted to another thing, or which supplements it; that which serves to complete or complement anything; hence, a person or thing having qualities lacking in another; an opposite.
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O counterpart
Of our soft sex, well are you made our lords.
Dryden.
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