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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

One who is the female spouse of someone who has one or more other female spouses.

Usage examples (31)
  • And Pandu, well-pleased with her, said, 'This thy co-wife is also childless.
  • In July 131 we find her embroiled in a legal battle with her co-wife over the possessions of their dead husband.
  • Even then, sister Shanti bore all the pangs, but often the coming of her co-wife quarrels arose on trifling matters.
  • Those sons, along with the son and daughter of her co-wife, Zillah, are in the seventh generation of naturally born human beings. for more
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