Definition of Open marriage

1. Noun. A marriage in which each partner is free to enter into extraneous sexual relationships without guilt or jealousy from the other.

Definition of Open marriage

1. Noun. A marital relationship in which each partner agrees that the other partner may have sexual relations with other people as he or she sees fit. ¹

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Literary usage of Open marriage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Complete Body of Doctrinal and Practical Divinity: Or, A System of by John Gill (1796)
"Now though the open marriage-relation between Christ and particular persons takes ... So with the Jews there was a private betrothing before open marriage, ..."

2. Great Opinions by Great Judges: A Collection of Important Judicial Opinions by William Lamartine Snyder (1883)
"... entered into in order to defeat the open marriage agreement. ... in order that good faith may be preserved in the open marriage contract. ..."

3. History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth by James Anthony Froude (1866)
"But to follow up the assassination of her husband by an open marriage with the man whom all the world knew by this time to have been the murderer, ..."

4. A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church by Augustine, John Chrysostom, Philip Schaff (1887)
"23. against one married woman, now against all; then of hidden and untrue adultery, now of true and open marriage, an accusation is laid. ..."

5. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High by Thomas Bayly Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine (1809)
"... and open Marriage ol mistress Anne Boleti, being come to the Pope*! earĀ», and together with it an Information concerning the Book our king had composed ..."

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