Definition of sister wife in English:

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sister wife


(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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