from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A woman possessed of or entitled to the possession of a dowry.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A woman entitled to dower.
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- noun A
woman entitledto dower.
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PURCHASER, when entided to benefit of tnut-tenn against dowress, 1. 110.
• Now surely if a devisee who is a mere volunteer, or if a grantee with a power of revocation, who is a volunteer to the utmost degree, shall in equity be entitled lo the redemption of a mortgage, a fortiori shall the dowress be so: the law is