father-in-law

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From Middle English fader in lawe, fadyr-in-lay, fader yn lawe, equivalent to father +‎ -in-law.

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father-in-law (plural fathers-in-law or (colloquial, nonstandard) father-in-laws)

  1. One's spouse's father.
  2. (dated) A stepfather.

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