Born+in+wedlock

  • 1 born in wedlock — index legitimate (lawfully conceived) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 born in wedlock — ► born in (or out of) wedlock born of married (or unmarried) parents. Main Entry: ↑wedlock …

    English terms dictionary

  • 3 born in wedlock — born in (or out of) wedlock born of married (or unmarried) parents …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 4 wedlock — [[t]we̱dlɒk[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT Wedlock is the state of being married. [OLD FASHIONED] Syn: marriage 2) PHRASE: PHR after v If a baby is born in wedlock, it is born while its parents are married. If it is born out of wedlock, it is born at a time… …

    English dictionary

  • 5 born out of wedlock — {adj. phr.} Born to parents who are not married to each other; without legal parents. * /Sometimes when a married couple can t have children, they adopt a child who was born out of wedlock./ * /Today we no longer make fun of children born out of… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 born out of wedlock — {adj. phr.} Born to parents who are not married to each other; without legal parents. * /Sometimes when a married couple can t have children, they adopt a child who was born out of wedlock./ * /Today we no longer make fun of children born out of… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 7 wedlock — ► NOUN ▪ the state of being married. ● born in (or out of) wedlock Cf. ↑born out of wedlock ORIGIN Old English, «marriage vow» …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 born in (or out of) wedlock — born of married (or unmarried) parents. → wedlock …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 9 born out of wedlock — ► born in (or out of) wedlock born of married (or unmarried) parents. Main Entry: ↑wedlock …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 born out of wedlock — born outside of a marriage, born to two people who are not married to each other …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 born out of wedlock — Born to an unmarried female; born to a married female but begotten during the continuance of the marriage status by one other than her husband. State v Coliton, 73 ND 582, 17 NW2d 546, 156 ALR 1403. Anno: 156 ALR 1411 …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 12 wedlock — n. 1) to join in wedlock 2) out of wedlock (born out of wedlock) * * * [ wedlɒk] to join in wedlock out of wedlock (born out of wedlock) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 born\ out\ of\ wedlock — adj. phr. Born to parents who are not married to each other; without legal parents. Sometimes when a married couple can t have children, they adopt a child who was born out of wedlock. Today we no longer make fun of children born out of wedlock …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 14 wedlock — wed|lock [ˈwedlɔk US la:k] n [U] old use [: Old English; Origin: wedlac, from wedd something given to show that a promise will be kept + lac actions, activity ] 1.) born out of wedlock if a child is born out of wedlock, its parents are not… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 wedlock — noun (U) old use 1 born out of wedlock if a child is born out of wedlock, its parents are not married when it is born 2 the state of being married …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 wedlock — wed|lock [ wed,lak ] noun uncount OLD FASHIONED the state of being married: in/out of wedlock: He was born out of wedlock (=his parents were not married) …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 wedlock — UK [ˈwedˌlɒk] / US [ˈwedˌlɑk] noun [uncountable] old fashioned the state of being married in/out of wedlock: He was born out of wedlock (= his parents were not married) …

    English dictionary

  • 18 wedlock — wed•lock [[t]ˈwɛdˌlɒk[/t]] n. the state of marriage; matrimony: joined in wedlock; born out of wedlock[/ex] • Etymology: bef. 1100; ME wedlok, OE wedlāc lit., a pledging =wed pledge (see wed) + lāc verbal n. suffix …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 wedlock — noun the state of being married. Phrases born in (or out of) wedlock born of married (or unmarried) parents. Origin OE wedlāc marriage vow , from wed pledge + the suffix lāc (denoting action) …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 wedlock — n. the married state. Phrases and idioms: born in (or out of) wedlock born of married (or unmarried) parents. Etymology: OE wedlac marriage vow f. wed pledge (rel. to WED) + lac suffix denoting action …

    Useful english dictionary