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Concubine

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CONCUBINE, n. L., to lie together, to lie down.

1. A woman who cohabits with a man, without the authority of a legal marriage a woman kept for lewd purposes a kept mistress.
2. A wife of inferior condition a lawful wife, but not united to the man by the usual ceremonies, and of inferior condition. Such were Hagar and Keturah, the concubines of Abraham and such concubines were allowed by the Roman laws.

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Entry for 'Concubine'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/c/concubine.html.

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