woman named


woman named
   British
   a woman accused by the wife of an adulterous association with her husband
   Legal jargon in a divorce suit. A man accused by the husband of a similar involvement with his wife might be joined in the proceedings as a co-respondent, thereby making him liable for damages and costs. Naming the woman brought nothing worse than unwelcome publicity.

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