feme sole

noun

ˈfemˈsōl,
ˈfēmˈ-
plural femes sole
-m(z)ˈs-
1
law : a woman not in the married state
distinguished from feme covert
2
law : a married woman acting or contracting with respect to her separate estate

Word History

Etymology

Anglo-French

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“Feme sole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feme%20sole. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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