What does the word Wives mean?

Usage examples for Wives

  1. If you ask me, he couldn't come if forty wives sent for him." – The Lion's Share by E. Arnold Bennett
  2. " And they all wanted- money, I suppose," observed Mr. Smith, " for their sick wives and children, I suppose." – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  3. I have had many wives. – In Luck at Last by Walter Besant