- female impersonator,
- female rhyme,
- female suffrage,
- feme covert,
- feme sole,
- feme-sole trader,
Origin of feme
Examples from the Web for feme
There is indeed one case where the wife shall sue and be sued as a feme sole, viz.Commentaries on the Laws of England|William Blackstone
The old technical phraseology described husband and wife as baron and feme; the rights of the husband were baronial rights.
Baron and feme, a term used for husband and wife in English law.
But at such a stage in social evolution, it is impossible to accept the dominance of the unsupported female or 'feme sole.'Social Origins and Primal Law|Andrew Lang
If he should be put into the penitentiary, she may transact business as if she were a feme sole.The College, the Market, and the Court|Caroline H. Dall