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uxor

[uhk-sawr, -sohr, uhg-zawr, -zohr]
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noun Latin.
  1. wife (used chiefly in the legal phrase et uxor).
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et uxor

[et uhk-sawr, -sohr, uhg-zawr, -zohr]
Latin.
  1. and wife (used chiefly in its abbreviated form, in legal abstracts of title). Abbreviation: et ux.
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Historical Examples

  • The use of the word "uxor" is no certain proof that he was alive at the time.

    Shakespeare's Family

    Mrs. C. C. Stopes

  • Uxor is the ordinary, marita a poetical, expression for a wife.

  • I was much pleased with his 'uxor Sabina qualis,' and the poet's modest mansion, so unlike the habitation of ordinary rustics.

    Robert Burns

    Principal Shairp.

  • Concubina enim tua fieri pudica mulier nolebat, uxor volebat.

  • A little later these genitives were followed by the letter f (for flius or flia) or uxor, to denote the relationship.

    The Private Life of the Romans

    Harold Whetstone Johnston