from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Capable of being endowed.
- adj. Entitled to dower.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being endowed; entitled to dower.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Fit to be endowed; entitled to dower.
The Frenchmen diuerse times required to haue some dower assigned foorth for queene Isabell, but that was at all times vtterlie denied, for that the marriage betwixt hir and king Richard was neuer consummate, by reason whereof she was not dowable.
For another, dower was a mere life estate in one-third of the late husband’s dowable property.