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HUSBAND Definition & Legal Meaning

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“A married man; one who has a lawful wife living. The correlative of “”wife.””Etymologically, the word signified the “”house bond;”” the man who, according toSaxon ideas and institutions, held around him the family, for whom he was in law responsible.


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