feme


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feme

a woman or wife.
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20) While dower rights were often quite limited, once widowed, women could come out from under the legal "cover" of their husbands and return to feme sole status--and hence, could resume such rights as those of trade, contract, bequest, and legal testimony.
560 Ainz n'en soi mot, si me chai as piez; Cuidai, beau sire, qu'el queist amistiez 562 Ou itel chose que feme a home quiert.
By marriage the very being or legal existence of a woman is suspended, or at least it is incorporated or consolidated into that of the husband, under whose wing, protection and cover she performs everything, and she is therefore called in our law feme covert .
Brooks suggested that fashion was often the only means of expression available to a woman during the period, and she highlighted the importance of the legal status of a married woman, whose designation as a feme covert meant that she had no independent legal identity and was instead subsumed under the identity of her husband.
Urine dipstick revealed 2+ blood and 1+ protein in the absence of nitrites and WBC, and consequent Urine FEME revealed microscopic hematuria and mild proteinuria--suggesting glomerulonephritis.
Feme Festive food probably won't make it past customs either.
And Places In-Between" is a memoir of Stan Levenson, a man who gained his claim to feme helping education throughout the country get millions of dollars, as well as what led him to that point from being nearly destitute, to military service, to gaining his own piece of the pie.
Other times, credit-based exchanges required women to operate independently, as feme sole traders.
Il n'ia point d'amor, sans faille, En feme qui por don se baille : Tele amors fainte, maus feus l'arde
De la Seraine vus dirons Que mult ad estrange fagon: De la centure en amont Est la plus bele rien del mond, En guise de feme est formee; L'altre partie est figuree Comme peisson u cum oisel (14)
Marriage, as virtually every sentimental writer notes, makes a woman vulnerable to physical and mental abuse, and, legally speaking, she becomes a feme covert, literally a hidden woman whose husband takes her property, her name, her very self.