Plural form of wife.
pl. of Wife
Wives was a hardcore punk/noise rock trio from Los Angeles, California, U.S. consisting of guitarist Randy Randall, bassist/vocalist Dean Spunt, and drummer Jeremy Villalobos. In the three years the band were together, they released a self-titled 7" on Post Present Medium, as well as a split 7" with K.I.T on Post Present Medium. In September 2004 the band released their first full-length LP, Erect the Youth Problem, on Cold Sweat Records. In June 2005, the band released a split 12" with Moving Units, also on Post Present Medium. In November 2005, following a European tour the band split; a friend, Roy, replaced Jeremy on drums finishing the last leg of the tour with them, playing their farewell show on November 20 at the Highbury Buffalo Bar, London, England. Spunt and Randall reunited to perform the "final" Wives set for the independent film 40 Bands/80 Minutes! which was filmed on March 6, 2006 in Hollywood, CA. Randall and Spunt went on to start No Age shortly after the split while Villalobos, currently plays in Brooklyn trash rock bands Pygmy Shrews and power electronics band Whip & the Body.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
wīvz, pl. of wife.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'wives' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4665
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'wives' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4816
The numerical value of wives in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of wives in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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I know not which lives more unnatural lives, obeying husbands, or commanding wives.
Wives in their husbands' absences grow subtler, And daughters sometimes run off with the butler.
These men are interested in having ‘wives’ come to the so-called caliphate to live with them.
All the fat guys watch me and say to their wives, 'See, there's a fat guy doing okay. Bring me another beer.'
Three soldiers were killed as well as five soldiers’ wives. Three others were wounded, including two soldiers’ wives and the director of a school.
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