Feme n. Old Law A woman.
Feme covert Law, a married woman. See Covert, a., 3.
Feme sole Law, a single or unmarried woman; a woman who has never been married, or who has been divorced, or whose husband is dead.
Feme sole trader or Feme sole merchant Eng. Law, a married woman, who, by the custom of London, engages in business on her own account, inpendently of her husband.