baron et feme

baron et feme
Husband and wife.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Baron and Feme — Baron and Feme, in English law, is a phrase used for husband and wife, in relation to each other, who are accounted as one person. Hence, by the old law of evidence, the one party was excluded from giving evidence for or against the other in… …   Wikipedia

  • baron et feme — /baersn ey fern/ Man and woman; husband and wife. A wife being under the protection and influence of her baron, lord, or husband, is styled a feme covert (foemina viro cooperta), and her state of marriage is called her coverture …   Black's law dictionary

  • baron et feme — /baersn ey fern/ Man and woman; husband and wife. A wife being under the protection and influence of her baron, lord, or husband, is styled a feme covert (foemina viro cooperta), and her state of marriage is called her coverture …   Black's law dictionary

  • baron and feme —   Law, husband and wife …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • feme — feme, femme /fem/ L. Fr. A woman. Also, a wife, as in the phrase baron et feme …   Black's law dictionary

  • feme — feme, femme /fem/ L. Fr. A woman. Also, a wife, as in the phrase baron et feme …   Black's law dictionary

  • Baron — Bar on, n. [OE. baron, barun, OF. baron, accus. of ber, F. baron, prob. fr. OHG. baro (not found) bearer, akin to E. bear to support; cf. O. Frisian bere, LL. baro, It. barone, Sp. varon. From the meaning bearer (of burdens) seem to have come the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Baron of beef — Baron Bar on, n. [OE. baron, barun, OF. baron, accus. of ber, F. baron, prob. fr. OHG. baro (not found) bearer, akin to E. bear to support; cf. O. Frisian bere, LL. baro, It. barone, Sp. varon. From the meaning bearer (of burdens) seem to have… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baron — /babrsn/ A lord or nobleman; the most general title of nobility in England. 1 Bl.Comm. 398, 399. A particular degree or title of nobility, next to a viscount. The lowest title in Great Britain. A judge of the court of exchequer. 3 Bl.Comm. 44. A… …   Black's law dictionary

  • baron — /babrsn/ A lord or nobleman; the most general title of nobility in England. 1 Bl.Comm. 398, 399. A particular degree or title of nobility, next to a viscount. The lowest title in Great Britain. A judge of the court of exchequer. 3 Bl.Comm. 44. A… …   Black's law dictionary

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