from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The quality or state of being a wife.
- n. The character or behaviour that befits a good wife; wifeliness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Womanhood.
- n. The state of being a wife; the character of a wife.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wifely character or condition; the state of being a wife.
From wife + -hood. (Wiktionary)