[ noun ] the state of being friends

Used in print

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

But in our case - and neither my wife nor I have extreme views on integration , nor are we given to emotional outbursts - the situation has ruined one or two valued friendships and come_close to wrecking several more .

(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)

A weekly newspaper reported a local romance : `` and the couple were married last Saturday , thus ending a friendship which began in their schooldays '' .