covert-baron

covert-baron
I. \\| ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ adjective
Etymology: Anglo-French couverte baroun, alteration of coverte de baron, literally, covered by a husband
: covert I 4
II. noun (plural coverts-baron)
: the status of one married, usually a woman

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