wife

[n] - a married woman
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Wife

Wife noun ; plural Wives . [ Middle English wif , Anglo-Saxon wif ; akin to OFries. & Old Saxon wif , Dutch wijf , German weib , Old High German wīb , Icelandic vīf , Danish viv ; and perhaps to Sanskrit vip
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wife

Pl; Wives . [OE. Wif, AS. Wif; akin to OFries. & OS. Wif, D. Wijf, G. Weib, OHG. Wib, Icel. Vif, Dan. Viv; and perhaps to Skr. Vip excited, agitated, inspired, vip to tremble, L. Vibrare to vibrate, E. Vibrate. Cf. Tacitus, [' Germania' 8]: Inesse quin etiam sanctum aliquid et providum putant, nec aut consilia earum aspernantur aut responsa neg...
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wife

married woman noun a married woman; a man`s partner in marriage
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Wife

• (n.) A woman; an adult female; -- now used in literature only in certain compounds and phrases, as alewife, fishwife, goodwife, and the like. • (n.) The lawful consort of a man; a woman who is united to a man in wedlock; a woman who has a husband; a married woman; -- correlative of husband.
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wife

(from the article `dowry`) One of the basic functions of a dowry has been to serve as a form of protection for the wife against ill treatment by her husband. A dowry used in ...
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wife

wife: see husband and wife.
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Wife

A woman who has a husband. A wife, as such, possesses rights and is liable to obligations. These will be considered. 1st. She may make contracts for the purchase of real estate for her own benefit, unless her husband expressly dissents. And she is entitled to a legacy directly given to her for her separate use. In some places, by statutory provis.....
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Wife

[disambiguation] A wife is a female participant in a marriage. Wife or WIFE may also refer to: ...
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Wife

A wife is a female partner in a continuing marital relationship. A wife may also be referred to as a spouse. The term continues to be applied to a woman who has separated from her husband and ceases to be applied to such a woman only when her marriage has come to an end following a legally recognised divorce or the death of her spouse. On the deat...
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