- n. Covering; shelter; defense; hiding.
- n. The condition of a woman during marriage, because she is considered under the cover, influence, power, and protection of her husband, and therefore called a feme covert, or femme couverte.
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Word Type: n., n.,
Words that start with "coverture": 1
Words that end with "coverture": 2
Words that contain "coverture": 2
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