Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to dower, or a woman's marriage portion; constituting dower, or comprised in it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to dower, or a woman's marriage portion; constituting dower, or comprised in it.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to dower, or a woman's marriage portion; constituting or comprised in dower.

Etymologies

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Latin dotalis, from dos, dotis, dowry: compare French dotal. See dot dowry.

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