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Dowry

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(1):

(n.) A gift; endowment.

(2):

(n.) The money, goods, or estate, which a woman brings to her husband in marriage; a bride's portion on her marriage. See Note under Dower.

(3):

(n.) A gift or presents for the bride, on espousal. See Dower.

Bibliography Information
Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Dowry'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​web/​d/dowry.html. 1828.
 
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