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English Word:

covert baron


English Pronunciation:

cov•ert bar•on


Noun:


⇨Definition

(brn). (Law) Under the protection of a husband; married. Burrill.



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Etymology:

From Anglo-Norman couverte baroun, earlier coverte de baron (“covered by a husband”).


Noun:

covert baron (uncountable) (obsolete) (Chiefly with under) The protection of a husband; a married state, the condition of a feme covert or (loosely) any married person. 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.17: to put himself under covert-baron , he tooke him a wife from out that place, where all men may have them for mony .


Adjective:

Adjective covert baron (not comparable) Covert. (Can we find and add a quotation of Burrill to this entry?)


Reference:

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