lewd and lascivious cohabitation


lewd and lascivious cohabitation
Within criminal statutes, the living together of a man and woman not married to each other as husband and wife.
Also called "illicit cohabitation". Where existing, such statutes are seldom enforced.
See also lewdness

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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