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DOWRY, n. See Dower. This word differs not from dower. It is the same word differently written, and the distinction made between them is arbitrary.

1. The money, goods or estate which a woman brings to her husband in marriage the portion given with a wife.
2. The reward paid for a wife.
3. A gift a fortune, given.
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Entry for 'Dowry'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​d/dowry.html.
 
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