Mulier

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Mulier A woman. "They guide the feminines toward the palace."
    • Mulier (Law) A woman; a wife; a mother.
    • Mulier (Law) Lawful issue born in wedlock, in distinction from an elder brother born of the same parents before their marriage; a lawful son.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mulier In law, a woman; a wife.
    • n mulier A legitimate son, in contradistinction to one born out of wedlock
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L., a woman

Usage

In literature:

She is described by Lactantius, as Deorum montium cultrix; mulier admodum superstitiosa.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 2" by Edward Gibbon
Mulier, Latin for woman; why apply that name to one of the gentle but occasionally obstinate sex?
"Over the Teacups" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Fertur enim mulier fortissima saepissime restitisse, quum diceret se gemmorum onera ferre non posse.
"Zenobia" by William Ware
Ut mulier aulica nullius pudens.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
The other cuts are spirited, after the fashion of those in Boccacio De Malis Mulier.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
Quaedam mulieres cibum militibus dare cupiverunt.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
Nulli se dicit mulier mea nubere malle Quam mihi, non si se Iuppiter ipse petat.
"The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus" by Caius Valerius Catullus
Quod amet mulieres, cujuscunque formae sint.
"The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Christopher Marlowe
XXII., "De Muliere et Sortilega," the incantations are in English verse; in No.
"A Literary History of the English People" by Jean Jules Jusserand
They've been getting mulier ever since, too.
"At the Sign of the Jack O'Lantern" by Myrtle Reed
Dicit: sed mulier cupido quod dicit amanti, in vento et rapida scribere oportet aqua.
"The Student's Companion to Latin Authors" by George Middleton
Fatalis incestusque judex Et mulier peregrina vertit.
"The White Peacock" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
AUT AMAT AUT ODIT MULIER, NIHIL EST TERTIUM (L.), a woman either loves or she hates, there is no third course for her.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
Nunc, estne mulier ovariis carens impotens?
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
Mulier, or De Mulieribus, Cav.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Volume VI (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
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