husband-in-law love


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  • noun A husband in law only, such as one who has abandoned his wife
  • noun A husband who provides legally required support, but not love or affection
  • noun colloquial Another husband of one's wife. Typically used in cases of divorce and subsequent remarriage.


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  • "It would make Lord Deppingham my husband-in-law, I imagine," said

    The Man from Brodney's George Barr McCutcheon 1897


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