oneness of husband and wife

The unity of husband and wife as it prevailed at common law, the entire legal existence of the wife being completely merged or incorporated in that of the husband, and as it prevails to a limited extent even in modern times under Married Woman's Enabling Acts. 26 Am J1st H & W § 3.

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