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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: dower(0.01484 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to dower.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
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
v : furnish with an endowment; “When she got married, she got
dowered” [syn: endow]
English → English (gcide)
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,
1. That with which one is gifted or endowed; endowment; gift.
How great, how plentiful, how rich a dower! --Sir J.
Man in his primeval dower arrayed. --Wordsworth.
2. The property with which a woman is endowed; especially:
(a) That which a woman brings to a husband in marriage;
His wife brought in dower Cilicia's crown.
(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.
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.
Assignment of dower. See under Assignment.