We jest had180 time to wittol the boats and stand for the shore.
wittol, wit′ol, n. one who knows his wife's faithlessness, and submits to it.
There are cases in which we may pretend to sleep; but the wittol rule has some sense in it, Non omnibus dormio.
A wittol, a barber, and a bald-headed man travelled together.
She would not quit the estate and title of the wittol who had wedded her.