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feme

[fem] /fɛm/
noun, Law.
1.
a woman or wife.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95; < Anglo-French, Old French fem(m)e < Latin fēmina woman; akin to fetus, fecund
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  • A feme sole had the right to own property and make contracts in her own name.
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feme

/fɛm/
noun
1.
(law) a woman or wife
Word Origin
C16: from Anglo-French, ultimately from Latin fēmina woman
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