feme sole

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From Anglo-Norman feme (woman) sole (alone).

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feme sole (plural femes sole)

  1. (law) A single woman, whether unmarried, spinster, widow or divorcee.
    • "To Mary Smith an adult feme sole, you are hereby summonsed...."

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