Definition of Married woman
1. Noun. A married woman; a man's partner in marriage.
Specialized synonyms: Battle-ax, Battle-axe, Crown Princess, First Lady, Golf Widow, Honest Woman, Homemaker, Housewife, Lady Of The House, Woman Of The House, Marchioness, Matron, Mayoress, Missis, Missus, Old Lady, Sheika, Sheikha, Signora, Trophy Wife, Ux., Uxor, Vicereine, Viscountess
Generic synonyms: Better Half, Married Person, Mate, Partner, Spouse, Adult Female, Woman
Specialized synonyms: Bathsheba, Catherine, Catherine Of Aragon, Anne Hathaway, Hathaway, Rachel, Rebecca, Rebekah, Ruth, Sarah
Derivative terms: Wifely
Lexicographical Neighbors of Married Woman
Literary usage of Married woman
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1916)
"023 (where, however, the deed of the married woman was invalid, ... 871, 70 SW 737 (married woman not estopped by parol agreement to pass away her title, ..."
2. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1869)
"1622. merging of the woman in the man, the anonymous author says : " A married woman perhaps may either doubt whether she bee either none or no more than ..."
3. History of Woman Suffrage by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan Brownell Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage (1886)
"At first, if a married woman desired to dispose of her property, ... A married woman may also hold her personal property free from the debts and contracts ..."
4. Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle (1914)
"slave came into a free state, even without the consent of her master, and was there delivered of a child, the latter was free. FEME COVERT. A married woman. ..."
5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"But by the laws of Maryland, which must govern in this case, a married woman cannot dispose of real property, without the consent of her husband; ..."
6. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Roland Lomax Vaughan Williams, Joseph Fitz Randolph, William Talcott (1895)
""A married woman shall in accordance with the provisions of this Act be ... With the same proviso in Nevada л married woman might dispose by will of her ..."
7. Principles of the English Law of Contract and of Agency in Its Relation to by William Reynell Anson (1906)
"Where property is settled upon a married woman in trust, and subject to a restraint on ... Thus, if a judgment is recovered against a married woman who has ..."
8. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"A married woman may contract as if sole, and husband and wife may ... A married woman's separate estate is bound for the necessaries purchased by her for ..."