feme covert

noun feme cov·ert \femˈkəvərt, fēm-, -kōv-\
variants: less commonly

femme couverte

\ˌfemküˈve(ə)rt\

Definition of feme covert

plural

femes covert

also

femmes couvertes

\-mz(ˈ)k-\

law

  1. :  a married woman —distinguished from feme sole

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Origin and Etymology of feme covert

Anglo-French


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