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Plural form of wife.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Wivesn.s.the plural of wife.
A man of his learning should not so lightly have been carried away with old wives tales, from approvance of his own reason. Edmund Spenser, Ireland.
A wife (PL: wives) is a female in a marital relationship. A woman who has separated from her partner continues to be a wife until the marriage is legally dissolved with a divorce judgement. On the death of her partner, a wife is referred to as a widow. The rights and obligations of a wife in relation to her partner and her status in the community and in law vary between cultures and have varied over time.
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.
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The numerical value of wives in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of wives in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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It is customary for Supporters of the shield to be assigned to Members of the Royal Family, and for wives of Members of the Royal Family to have one of their husband's Supporters and one relating to themselves, the Supporter relating to The Duchess of Sussex is a songbird with wings elevated as if flying and an open beak, which with the quill represents the power of communication.
The incomprehensibleness of women is an old theory, but what is that to the curious wondering observation with which wives, mothers, and sisters watch the other unreasoning animal in those moments when he has snatched the reins out of their hands, and is not to be spoken to! . It is best to let him come to, and feel his own helplessness.
When you have a miscarriage, there's this idea that it's not as real for the man because we're not growing the baby inside of us, we're conditioned not to express emotion and to give our wives space to feel grief and pain. The truth is that we're hurting, too.
FLDS men are no longer permitted to have children with their multiple wives. That privilege belongs to the seed bearer alone, it is the husband's responsibility to hold the hands of their wives while the seed bearer 'spreads his seed.' In layman terms, the husband is required to sit in the room while the chosen seed bearer, or a couple of them, rape his wife or wives.
In Biblical times, a man could have as many wives as he could afford. Just like today.
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