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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Dower (0.01074 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Dower.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: dower mas kawin
English → English (WordNet) Definition: dower dower n 1: money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage [syn: dowry, dowery] 2: a life estate to which a wife is entitled on the death of her husband v : furnish with an endowment; “When she got married, she got dowered” [syn: endow]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Dower Dower \Dow"er\, n. [F. douaire, LL. dotarium, from L. dotare to endow, portion, fr. dos dower; akin to Gr. ? gift, and to L. dare to give. See 1st Date, and cf. Dot dowry, Dotation.] 1. That with which one is gifted or endowed; endowment; gift. [1913 Webster] How great, how plentiful, how rich a dower! --Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster] Man in his primeval dower arrayed. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 2. The property with which a woman is endowed; especially: (a) That which a woman brings to a husband in marriage; dowry. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] His wife brought in dower Cilicia's crown. --Dryden. (b) (Law) That portion of the real estate of a man which his widow enjoys during her life, or to which a woman is entitled after the death of her husband. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] Note: Dower, in modern use, is and should be distinguished from dowry. The former is a provision for a widow on her husband's death; the latter is a bride's portion on her marriage. --Abbott. [1913 Webster] Assignment of dower. See under Assignment. [1913 Webster]


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