conjoined

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Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins

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Adjective[edit]

conjoined

  1. Joined together, as with conjoined twins, or in matrimony.
    1600 If either of you know any inward impediment, why you should not be conjoined, I charge you, on your souls, to utter it. — Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act 4, Scene 1.
    ...representatives of a loosely conjoined nation... - Time

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Usage notes[edit]

Conjoint is often used, but conjoined is the preferred usage.

Verb[edit]

conjoined

  1. simple past tense and past participle of conjoin