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feme


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Feme  \Feme\  (?  or  ?),  n.  [OF.  feme,  F.  femme.]  (Old  Law) 
  A  woman.  --Burrill. 
 
  {Feme  covert}  (Law),  a  married  woman.  See  {Covert},  a.,  3. 
 
  {Feme  sole}  (Law),  a  single  or  unmarried  woman;  a  woman  who 
  has  never  been  married,  or  who  has  been  divorced,  or  whose 
  husband  is  dead. 
 
  {Feme  sole}  {trader  or  merchant}  (Eng.  Law),  a  married  woman, 
  who  by  the  custom  of  London,  engages  in  business  on  her 
  own  account,  inpendently  of  her  husband.