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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce).

Usage examples (27)
  • Both his parents are living (and had him in wedlock).
  • Having a child out of wedlock is indeed not d end of the world.
  • I was born in wedlock, but all I can get from the state is a COLB, and I was born in the 1950s.
  • I can tell you where most of them aren't: in wedlock with the woman they spent a season wooing. for more
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