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(legal terminology) the Latin word for wife

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Nor should we always expect consistency, that is, flat characters, for in Casina Plautus is playing with audience expectations for the characters: Cleostrata first appears to be a typical uxor dotata, out to usurp power from her husband, but we discover that she does it for noble reasons; Lysidamus is introduced as the senex, but then revealed to be the lecherous type who pursues inappropriate sexual liaisons (senex amator); and Myrrhina is first portrayed as the 'good wife' stock type, advocating unquestioning submission to one's husband, but we soon see that she is simply a wise woman who knows how the system works: she delights in challenging male authority so long as it is done subversively.
OTC health company Innovus Pharmaceuticals (OtherOTC:INNV) said on Thursday that its partner Orimed has received the first commercial shipment of EjectDelay for the Canadian market and EjectDelay will now be sold under the Uxor name in Canada.
6: 'sunt forisfacta ratione felonie predicte'; 'Regis paupertati et inopie Dionisie que fuit uxor eiusdem Roberti et liberorum suorum compacientes de gratia sua speciali dedit eisdem bona et catalla predicta ad sustentacionem suam.'
Small wonder, then, that in the Plautine hypotext for the Shakespearian play, Menaechmus' meddling wife is described as a portitor ('customs official', 114) and that the play ends with her being auctioned off in a sexist way: Venibit uxor quoque etiam, siquis emptor venerit ('His wife will also be sold, should any purchaser turn up', 1160).
6.88 Si vir et uxor,propter morum acerbitatem invicem non conveniant : decern viri de legum custodibus qui medii sint, et decern mulieres de connubiorum curatricibus prouideant.
Valeria Dulc[is], | uxor et heres eius, praeterquam quot te[s]| tamento cautum est, adiecta pecunia, [de li]| beralitate sua, marito karissimo f[ecit].
The Jerusalem into which Christ entered on a massive, rolling saw-horse 'donkey' was even demarcated by a large stone wall covered with graffiti; this particular set piece got the whole audience snickering, as those who understood the scrawled Latin phrases (such as 'uxor pilati pueros circumcisos amat') shared their translations with those around them.
Bene etenim et iustum est ut uxor simper subiecta sit viro suo.
The analysis of the expression of possession was done on the following nouns: body parts: auris 'ear', caput 'head', corpus Tbody', manus 'hand', oculus 'eye', os 'mouth', pes 'foot' (including those examples in which the nouns are used with a different meaning, but which also express the part-whole relation, such as os aedium 'door of the house'); kin terms: avus 'grandfather', gnata 'daughter', gnatus 'son', filia 'daughter', filius 'son', frater 'brother', mater 'mother', nepos 'grandson', nepotulus 'little grandson', pater 'father', patruus 'uncle', prognatus 'son', soror 'sister', uxor 'wife', and five other nouns which are categorized differently depending on the author: anima 'soul', animus 'soul', ingenium 'nature, temperament', nomen 'name', vita 'life'.
The difference between actual life and artistic representation may also be explained by comparing characters such as the Wife of Bath or Uxor Noe with vocally aggressive "real world" women who could find themselves on a cucking stool or fitted with a "scold's bridle, an iron mask intended to still the tongue," for using language in a similar way (p.