Sons-in-law
Son-in-law Son"-in-law`, n.; pl. {Sons-in-law}. The husband of one's daughter; a man in his relationship to his wife's parents. [1913 Webster]

To take me as for thy son in lawe. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • son-in-law — sons in law N COUNT: usu poss N Someone s son in law is the husband of their daughter …   English dictionary

  • son-in-law — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms son in law : singular son in law plural sons in law the husband of your daughter. You are his father in law or mother in law …   English dictionary

  • Son-in-law — n.; pl. {Sons in law}. The husband of one s daughter; a man in his relationship to his wife s parents. [1913 Webster] To take me as for thy son in lawe. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • son-in-law — son in .law plural sons in law n the husband of your daughter →↑daughter in law …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • son-in-law — [sun′in lô΄] n. pl. sons in law the husband of one s daughter …   English World dictionary

  • son-in-law — /sun in law /, n., pl. sons in law. the husband of one s daughter. [1300 50; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • son-in-law — son′ in law n. pl. sons in law the husband of one s daughter • Etymology: 1300–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • son-in-law — /ˈsʌn ɪn lɔ / (say sun in law), / ən / (say uhn ) noun (plural sons in law) the husband of one s daughter …   Australian English dictionary

  • son-in-law — means one s daughter s husband. The plural is sons in law …   Modern English usage

  • son-in-law — ► NOUN (pl. sons in law) ▪ the husband of one s daughter …   English terms dictionary

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