noun. ['ˈdaʊr'] a life estate to which a wife is entitled on the death of her husband.
- life estate
Rhymes with Dower
How do you pronounce dower?
Pronounce dower as daʊr.
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Sentences with dower
1. Noun, singular or mass
Michigan abolished its dower law in 2017 for that reason.
2. Adjective, comparative
First, dower guaranteed a married woman one-third of her husband's property when he died.
noun. ['ˈdaʊr'] money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage.
verb. ['ˈdaʊr'] furnish with an endowment.
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