Synonyms for common-law marriage

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"That idea of a common-law marriage was clever," Groll said musing.

I took up with him at once the matter of Zoe's common-law marriage.

Douglas thought that the real question was the common-law marriage.

I made her sign a common-law marriage with me, had it witnessed, and told her if she squealed I'd produce it and claim her.

This is exactly our common-law marriage as it exists in various States today.

The common people seldom marry except, as we would term it, by the common-law marriage.