Definition of Detenue

1. a female prisoner [n -S] - See also: prisoner



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Detenue

detenting
detention
detention basin
detention camp
detention cell
detention centre
detention centres
detention home
detention homes
detention house
detentions
detentist
detentists
detents
detenu
detenue (current term)
detenues
detenus
deter
deterge
deterged
detergence
detergencies
detergency
detergent
detergent builder
detergents
deterger
detergers
deterges

Literary usage of Detenue

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Partnership by Theophilus Parsons (1870)
"It has been held, in this country, that detenue may be maintained by a ... Indeed detenue is almost wholly disused. And the remedies of equity are so ..."

2. The Court Rolls of the Honor of Clitheroe in the County of Lancaster by Clitheroe, Eng. (Honour), William Farrer (1897)
"... detenue of a measure of barley, called " le peck," value xxd. The said Thomas was acquitted. Thomas Clerke complains against Richard ..."

3. Year Books of the Reign of King Edward the Third by Alfred John Horwood, Luke Owen Pike (1896)
"ne mye • detenue, et Pole. ... issu sur la detenue. ... there is in the margin 1 The words of the marginal note subsequent to detenue are from 25184 alone. ..."

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