uxor

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n uxor (legal terminology) the Latin word for wife
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Usage

In literature:

Partibus equidem in illis miles unus quinquaginta generat, sortitus more barbaro denas aut amplius uxores.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 3" by Edward Gibbon
Cur aliéna placet tibi, quæ tua non placet uxor?
"The Essays of Montaigne, Complete" by Michel de Montaigne
Uxores ducunt, mox foras ejiciunt.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
III, by which "Willielmus de Bolton clericus et Goditha uxor ejus," release a claim to certain lands.
"Notes & Queries 1849.12.01" by Various
Licite dimittitur uxor que virum suum cogere querit ad malum.
"A Short History of Women's Rights" by Eugene A. Hecker
Uxor in aliud ex alio malum regina omnium laudatissimia non multo post morbo periit.
"The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)" by James Anthony Froude
Denique uxor e turba recessit, et jactu corporis, fovet amplexus viri solo recubante.
"History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark, Vol. I." by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark
D'ni MCCCCXXXIX et Alicia uxor ei," the concluding words "quorum animabus propitietur Deus.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Priory Church of St. Bartholomew-the-Great, Smithfield" by George Worley
Progne, Regina, Uxor Terei, Eugenes, a consilijs Terei.
"Christmas: Its Origin and Associations" by William Francis Dawson
Militis] et quondam uxor Gervasii Holles de Burgh in cum.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
Next to him in order of time was the treatise entitled, Epistola Valerii ad Rufinum de non ducenda uxore.
"The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1" by Alexander Pope
Lot, and Uxor (sic) Lot's wife.
"Basque Legends" by Wentworth Webster
Ancilla sua, imo Filia; ipsius Uxor, imo Soror; Abaelardo Heloisa, &c. Abel.
"Letters of Abelard and Heloise" by Pierre Bayle
Matre Margarita Couillard ejus uxor.
"History of the Discovery of the Northwest by John Nicolet in 1634" by Consul Willshire Butterfield
Mopse, nouas incide faces: tibi ducitur uxor.
"The Oxford Book of Latin Verse" by Various
DOMUS ET PLACENS UXOR (L.), a home and a pleasing wife.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various
In casibus firmatis evirationis, Sodomista agit tanquam pellex masculina aliis Sodomistis, aut in vestibus femineis ut uxor se gerit.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
Willi de Dunston, et nunc uxor Simonis Spencer.
"Notes and Queries, Vol. V, Number 126, March 27, 1852" by Various
Memorandum eciam quod dictus Johannes Roys nec uxor ejus unquam protulerunt aliquem denarium solvendum dictis .
"The Paston Letters, Volume II (of 6)"
FUIT ATISTIA UXOR MIHEI FEMINA OPTIMA VEIXIST QUOJUS CORPORIS RELIQUIAE QUOD SUPERANT SUNT IN HOC PANARIO.
"Old Rome" by Robert Burn
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In science:

In addition to periodic variability, many types of non-periodic pre-main sequence variability have been identified over the years, including FU and EX Orionis stars (FUors and EXors), as well as type II, and type III (UXor) variables (Herbig 1977, 1989; Herbst et al. 1994; Herbst & Shevchenko 1999).
The Variability and Rotation of Pre-main Sequence Stars in IC 348: Does Intracluster Environment Influence Stellar Rotation?
In the next four seasons, it displayed no clear periodogram peak, but in 2000-01 and 2001-02 it displayed a light-curve with several deeper minima, apparently fading by ∼ 1 mag in 1 day, then quickly recovering to full brightness, a type of behavior more characteristic of an UXor than a typical WTTS.
The Variability and Rotation of Pre-main Sequence Stars in IC 348: Does Intracluster Environment Influence Stellar Rotation?
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