feme sole

\ ˈfemˈsōl, ˈfēmˈ- \
plural femes sole\ -​m(z)ˈs-​ \

Definition of feme sole

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

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“Feme sole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feme%20sole. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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