conjugal rights

plural noun

Definition of conjugal rights

: the sexual rights or privileges implied by and involved in the marriage relationship : the right of sexual intercourse between spouses

First Known Use of conjugal rights

1768, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of conjugal rights was in 1768

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“Conjugal rights.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conjugal%20rights. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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conjugal rights

noun plural

Medical Definition of conjugal rights

: the sexual rights or privileges implied by and involved in the marriage relationship : the right of sexual intercourse between husband and wife

conjugal rights

noun plural

Legal Definition of conjugal rights

: the rights and privileges (as to love, affection, sexual relations, companionship, comfort, and services) implied by and involved in the marriage relationship

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