*: O chief! in blood, and now in arms allied.
*: These three did love each other dearly well, And with so firm affection were allied.
*: The virtue nearest to our vice allied.
*: the English soldiers and their French allies
*: Science, instead of being the enemy of religion, becomes its ally.
*: Gruiformes — cranes and allies
*: patron of my life and liberty
*: the patron of true holiness
: This car park is for patrons only.
*: Let him who works the client wrong / Beware the patrons ire.
: rfquotek|Sir Thomas Browne
: ux|en|John and I have been friends ever since we were roommates at college. Trust is important between friends. I used to find it hard to make friends when I was shy.
: ux|en|The Automobile Association is every motorists friend. The police is every law-abiding citizens friend.
: ux|en|a friend of a friend; I added him as a friend on Facebook, but I hardly know him.
: ux|en|I’m not a friend of cheap wine.
: ux|en|Wiktionary is your friend.
: ux|en|You’d better watch it, friend.
*: But dont take the following sections as an endorsement of friends. Top C++ programmers avoid using friends unless absolutely necessary.
*: In that case, the function neednt (and shouldnt) be a friend.
*: To make a function be a friend to a class, the reserved word
friend precedes the function prototype...
*: Lo sluggish Knight the victors happie pray: / So fortune friends the bold [...].
*: The difference between responses to the statement, "If someone friends me, I will friend them," and "If I friend someone, I expect them to friend me back," is telling.
*: One of the most used features of MySpace is the practice that is nicknamed "friending." If you "friend" someone, then that person is added to your MySpace friends list, and you are added to their friends list.