jointress

noun
join·​tress | \ ˈjȯin-trəs How to pronounce jointress (audio) \

Definition of jointress

: a woman having a legal jointure

First Known Use of jointress

1602, in the meaning defined above

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“Jointress.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jointress. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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