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Old 03-05-2017, 09:53 AM   #90
DanaC
We have to go back, Kate!
 
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discoverture
n. the state of not having a husband
And its opposite: coverture - the legal status of married women.

It means covered by their husband - her debts are his debts, her legal identity is his legal identity.
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