(In a polygamous society) any of the women married to the same man: her mother and her sister wives live in different homes
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- She pestered her husband to take Elizabeth as a sister wife.
- Occasionally, one wife will act as midwife and help deliver their sister wife's baby.
- Ruth is a sister wife to Barlow and mother of six who has been in Canada 11 years.
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