advowtry


advowtry
/aedvawtriy/

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Advowtry — Advoutry Ad*vou try, Advowtry Ad*vow try, n. [OE. avoutrie, avouterie, advoutrie, OF. avoutrie, avulterie, fr. L. adulterium. Cf. {Adultery}.] Adultery. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • advowtry — Adultery …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Advoutry — Ad*vou try, Advowtry Ad*vow try, n. [OE. avoutrie, avouterie, advoutrie, OF. avoutrie, avulterie, fr. L. adulterium. Cf. {Adultery}.] Adultery. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • advoutry — /aedvawtriy/ In old English law, adultery between parties both of whom were married. Or the offense by an adulteress of continuing to live with the man with whom she committed the adultery. Sometimes spelled advowtry. See advoutrer …   Black's law dictionary


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