Definition of spousage in English:

spousage

noun

rare
  • 1The fact or state of being married; wedlock. Also occasionally figurative, especially with reference to the idea of symbolic marriage to God or Christ.

  • 2A spouse; spouses collectively. rare.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Cursor Mundi: a Northumbrian poem of the 14th century. Partly (i) from Anglo-Norman esposage, espusage wedlock, marriage, betrothal, with elision of the initial vowel.

Pronunciation

spousage

/ˈspaʊsɪdʒ//ˈspaʊzɪdʒ/