join·​tress ˈjȯin-trəs How to pronounce jointress (audio)
: a woman having a legal jointure

Word History

First Known Use

1602, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of jointress was in 1602

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Cite this Entry

“Jointress.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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