Helpmate

Help"mate`

(?), n. [A corruption of the "help meet for him" of Genesis ii. 18.Fitzedward Hall.] A helper; a companion; specifically, a wife.
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In Minorca the ass and the hog are common helpmates, and are yoked together in order to turn up the land.
Pennant.
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A waiting woman was generally considered as the most suitable helpmate for a parson.
Macaulay.
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