What is another word for dowery?

19 synonyms found


[ dˈa͡ʊəɹi], [ dˈa‍ʊəɹi], [ d_ˈaʊ_ə_ɹ_i]

Related words: dowry, marriage dowery, doweries, dower and dowry, dower definition

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    Widower's dowery is a legal term that refers to the portion of a husband's estate that is set aside for his widow. The dowery usually consists of a set amount of money, property, or other assets. Historically, doweries were a way of giving a woman financial security after her husband's death. Today, doweries are still considered an important part of a widow's estate planning. There are a number of factors that can influence the amount of dowery a widow is granted, including the wealth and marital status of her deceased husband.

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