Covert baron
Covert baron Cov"ert bar`on (b?r`?n). (Law) Under the protection of a husband; married. --Burrill. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • covert-baron — A married woman …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • covert baron, or covert de baron — /kavart (da) bar an/ Under the protection of a husband; married. La feme que est covert de baron, the woman which is covert of a husband …   Black's law dictionary

  • covert baron, or covert de baron — /kavart (da) bar an/ Under the protection of a husband; married. La feme que est covert de baron, the woman which is covert of a husband …   Black's law dictionary

  • baron et feme — /baersn ey fern/ Man and woman; husband and wife. A wife being under the protection and influence of her baron, lord, or husband, is styled a feme covert (foemina viro cooperta), and her state of marriage is called her coverture …   Black's law dictionary

  • baron et feme — /baersn ey fern/ Man and woman; husband and wife. A wife being under the protection and influence of her baron, lord, or husband, is styled a feme covert (foemina viro cooperta), and her state of marriage is called her coverture …   Black's law dictionary

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