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wifehood

[ wahyf-hood ]
/ ˈwaɪf hʊd /
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noun
the state of being a wife.
wifely character or quality; wifeliness.
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Origin of wifehood

1350–1400; Middle English wifhood,Old English wīfhād.See wife, -hood
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