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  • n. a married man; a woman's partner in marriage


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  • He was, in truth, a married man with a family; but they who knew him as the terror of opponents and as the divulger of legal opinions, heard nothing of his wife and children.

    The Eustace Diamonds

  • In Scotland during haying-time every married man works alongside of some other man's wife.

    Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great

  • Directed by Billy Wilder, it tells the story of a married man played by Tom Ewell who is obsessed with his lovely neighbor, played by Marilyn.

    All The Available Light

  • Narrative: On November 11, 1987, Ed Walters, a self-described prominent businessman and a happily married man with a son and daughter, was working in his home office in the early evening hours.

    Space Ships of the Visitors

  • The middle-aged and very discreet man at Messrs. Garnett's, who had given up the jewel-case to Sir Florian, was sure that he had known Sir Florian to be a married man when he did so.

    The Eustace Diamonds

  • As happenstance had it, Lister Tate was the only married man in the room.

    Angry Lead Skies

  • To Lizzie, who at present was very good-natured, the idea of Miss Macnulty having a lover, whether he were a married man or not, was very delightful.

    The Eustace Diamonds

  • “Who?” he asked her, expecting the name of a Catholic priest from up in Laurinburg or some married man who had never given her the time of day.

    Memory of Fire


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