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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

n. Latin Wife.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

(Latin: Wife.)
A woman who is legally married.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

[Latin, Wife.] A woman who is legally married.
II Wife.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

   Latin for "wife." In deeds and documents the term "et ux." is sometimes used to mean "and wife," stemming from a time when a wife was a mere legal appendage of a man and not worthy of being named.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • UXOR — quasi Unxor, quod apud Romanos Sponsa, antequam aedes Mariti ingrederetur, postes ianuae laneis vittis ornaret, oleôque, vel, ut Plinius habet l. 28. c. 9. adipe lupinô, inungeret ac obliniret, dein demum limen ianuae transiliret, eôque modô in… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Uxor — can have multiple meanings. * Uxor is Latin for wife, often abbreviated as ux. It s often used in the form et uxor or et ux. (literally and wife ) to indicate a couple comprising the identified man and his otherwise unidentified wife. For example …   Wikipedia

  • Uxor — es la palabra del idioma Latín que era utilizada para referirse a al término esposa o cónyugue en femenino. Ésta generalmente debía estar sometida a la manus del pater familiae, la cual es una forma de patria potestad. La uxor en la familia desde …   Wikipedia Español

  • Uxor — (lat.), Gemahlin, Gattin. Uxōris nomĭne, im Namen der Ehefrau, mit dieser Formel unterzeichnet Einer im Namen seiner Gattin, als ehelicher Vormund. Uxorĭum, Abgabe, welche bei den Römern die Hagestolze zahlen mußten …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Uxor — (lat.), Gemahlin, Gattin …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Uxor — Uxor, lat., Weib; uxoris nomine im Namen des Weibes …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • uxor — /uk sawr, sohr, ug zawr, zohr/, n. Latin. wife (used chiefly in the legal phrase et uxor). * * * …   Universalium

  • uxor — /aksor/ In the civil law, a wife; a woman lawfully married. @ et uxor And his wife. A term used in indexing, abstracting, and describing conveyances made by a man and his wife as grantors, or to a man and his wife as grantees. Often abbreviated… …   Black's law dictionary

  • uxor — noun (legal terminology) the Latin word for wife • Syn: ↑ux. • Derivationally related forms: ↑uxorial • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑wif …   Useful english dictionary

  • UXOR — uxore, uxori, uxoribus, uxoris …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

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