Latin: In the civil law. A wife; a woman lawfully married. Et uxor. And his wife. A term used in indexing, abstracting, and describing conveyances made by a man and his wife as grantors, or to a man and his wife as grantees. Often abbreviated “et ux.” Thus, “John Doe et ux. to Richard Roe.”Jure uxoris. In right of bis wife. A term used of a husband who joins in a deed, is seised of an estate, brings a suit, etc., in the right or on the behalf of his wife. 3 Bl. Oomm. 210. Uxor et filius sunt nomina naturae. Wife and son are names of nature. 4 Bac Works, 350. Uxor non est sni juris, sed sab potes tate viri. A wife is not her own mistress, but is under the power of her husband. 8 Inst. 108. “Uxor seqnitnr domicilium viri. A wifs follows the domicile of her husband. Tray. Lat. Max. 606.