Definition of Femes
1. Noun. (plural of feme) ¹
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Definition of Femes
1. feme [n] - See also: feme
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Literary usage of Femes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on the Power and Duty of an Arbitrator, and the Law of by Francis Russell (1878)
"femes Covert.]—Some exceptions exist to this propo- r-UiT L sition, as far as regards femes covert. For where the husband, - liy exile, banishment, ..."
2. A Treatise on Wills by Thomas Jarman, Leopold George Gordon Robbins, Melville Madison Bigelow (1893)
"Infants (in- [*7o] eluding * infants en ventre sa mère (e)), femes covert and insane persons are not incapacitated from taking by devise or bequest though ..."
3. A Collection of Statutes Connected with the General Administration of the by Great Britain, William David Evans (1817)
"An Act to enable Lords of Manors more easily to recover their Fines, and to exempt Infants and femes Covert from Forfeitures of their Copyhold Estates in ..."
4. The Statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland [1807-1868/69] by Great Britain, George Kettilby Rickards (1830)
"Lords of Manors more easily to recover their Fines, and to ' exempt Infants and femes Covert from Forfeitures of their Copy- ' hold Estates in particular ..."
5. The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Or, A Commentary ...by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham, Thomas Day by Edward Coke, Thomas Littleton, Francis Hargrave, Charles Butler, Matthew Hale, Heneage Finch Nottingham, Thomas Day (1812)
"of femes covert void, of infants voidable, 42. bn 4. ... to daughters, by different femes, as heirs to their father, 14. an 5. ........ where course of, ..."
6. A Treatise on the Law of Vendors and Purchasers of Personal Property by George Ross, Samuel Bealey Harrison (1826)
"femes covert. 2. Persons insensible. 3. Persons under duress. 4. ... I. As to femes covert. By the civil law ' the hus-' band and wife are considered as ..."