feme covert

noun
feme cov·​ert | \ femˈkəvərt, fēm-, -kōv- \
variants: or less commonly femme couverte \ ˌfemküˈve(ə)rt \
plural femes covert also femmes couvertes\ -​mz(ˈ)k-​ \

Definition of feme covert

law
: a married woman distinguished from feme sole

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History and Etymology for feme covert

Anglo-French

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“Feme covert.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feme%20covert. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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