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Dowry

1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

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(in Anglo-Fr. dowarie, O. Fr. douaire, Med. Lat. dotaria, from Lat. dos, from root of dare, to give; in Fr. dot), the property which a woman brings with her at her marriage, a wife's marriage portion (see Settlement).

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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Dowry'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​bri/​d/dowry.html. 1910.
 
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