You may be asking, just what is that? ( I had to look, too.)
co·te·rie /ˈkoʊtəri/ [koh-tuh-ree] –noun
1. a group of people who associate closely.
2. an exclusive group; clique.
3. a group of prairie dogs occupying a communal burrow.
Origin: 1730–40; < French, Middle French: an association of tenant farmers < Medieval Latin coter ( ius ) cotter2 + -ie -y3 —Synonyms 1. See circle.
coterie in a sentence
A tightly-knit coterie of executive powerbrokers made all the real decisions in the company.
I'll be adding more links to the list as they become available.
In the meantime, check out this group and decide are they prairie dogs, executive powerbrokers,Medieval tenant farmers, or a group of unique individuals who share a love of the paper arts through
Third Coast Art Rubber Stamps.