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  • n. A widow who has a jointure

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A woman who has a jointure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A woman who has a jointure; a dowager.
  • n. A woman who joins with another person in rule or possession.

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