spousehood

noun
spouse·​hood | \ ˈspau̇sˌhu̇d also -au̇zˌ- \

Definition of spousehood

archaic
: the married state : marriage, wedlock

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History and Etymology for spousehood

Middle English spushod, from spuse spouse + -hod -hood

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“Spousehood.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spousehood. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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