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make an honest woman of:

To marry a pregnant woman to avoid the social taboo of bastardy or to marry a woman with whom one has cohabited. Usage dates back to the 16 th century. See marriage for synonyms.
See Also: amatory pleasures, common shore, It's not the bull they're afraid of, it's the calf, scum dump, three-way woman, tropophobia, wad sop

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