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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Dowry(0.01098 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Dowry.
English → English (WordNet)
n : money or property brought by a woman to her husband at
marriage [syn: dowery, dower]
English → English (gcide)
Dowry \Dow"ry\, n.; pl. Dowries. [Contr. from dowery; cf. LL.
dotarium. See Dower.]
1. A gift; endowment. [Obs.] --Spenser.
2. The money, goods, or estate, which a woman brings to her
husband in marriage; a bride's portion on her marriage.
See Note under Dower. --Shak. Dryden.
3. A gift or presents for the bride, on espousal. See
Ask me never so much dowry and gift, and I will give
. . .; but give me the damsel to wife. --Gen. xxxiv.