daughter-in-law
noun (plural daughters-in-law) Date: 14th century the wife of one's son

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Daughter-in-law — Daugh ter in law , n.; pl. {Daughters in law}. The wife of one s son. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • daughter-in-law — daughter in ,law noun count the wife of your son. You are her mother in law or father in law …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • daughter-in-law — n plural daughters in law your son s wife …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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

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

  • daughter-in-law — [dôt′ərin lô΄] n. pl. daughters in law the wife of one s son …   English World dictionary

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

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

  • daughter-in-law — noun The wife of ones child. See Also: brother in law, father in law, mother in law, sister in law, son in law …   Wiktionary

  • daughter-in-law — /daw teuhr in law /, n., pl. daughters in law. the wife of one s son. [1350 1400; ME doughter in lawe] * * * …   Universalium

  • daughter-in-law — noun plural daughters in law (C) your son s wife compare son­in­law …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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