Guilty of bigamy involving bigamy as a bigamous wedding
- of unlawful relationship to another individual while lawfully married to a first
- Guilty of bigamy; concerning bigamy; since, a bigamous relationship.
1690s; see bigamy + -ous.
(a.) Guilty of bigamy; involving bigamy; as, a bigamous marriage.
Such a bigamous marriage is a true marriage in the sight of God (the necessity being proved), but it is not a true marriage in the eye of public law and custom.