mulierty

[ myoo-lee-er-tee ]
/ ˈmyu li ər ti /

noun Old English Law.

the state of being of legitimate birth.

Origin of mulierty

From the Anglo-French word muliertie, dating back to 1620–30. See mulier2, -ty2
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