Meaning of wifelkin in English:

wifelkin

noun

informal, rare
  • Used as an affectionate form of address for a wife.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Borrow (1803–1881), writer and traveller. Apparently irregularly from wife + -el + -kin.

Pronunciation

wifelkin

/ˈwʌɪflkɪn/