Feme (? or ?), n. [OF. feme, F. femme.] OldLaw
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, by the custom of London, engages in business on her own account, inpendently of her husband.
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