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Overview of noun jointure

The noun jointure has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. jointure, legal jointure

((law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower)

2. union, unification, uniting, conjugation, jointure

(the act of making or becoming a single unit; "the union of opposing factions"; "he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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