Disc overt


adjective Law.
(of a woman) not covert; not under the protection of a husband.

1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French discoverte, descoverte (feminine adj.). See dis-1, covert

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discovert (dɪsˈkʌvət)
law (of a woman) not under the protection of a husband; being a widow, spinster, or divorcée
[C14: from Old French descovert, past participle of descouvrir to discover]

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