She was suing him for a separation, and property, dotal and paraphernal.
No one would imagine how anxious he was to marry under the dotal system.
The separate property of the wife is divided into dotal and extradotal.
In these (called also the countries of the dotal regime) there was no community between the spouses of their acquisitions.
Emile Augier's prophesies in the Fourchambault, with reference to the dotal system have indeed been fulfilled.
When the dotal system had been explained to Schwab, he seemed much inclined that way for his friend.
dotal property is that which the wife brings to the husband to assist him in bearing the expenses of the marriage establishment.
Old English dott "speck, head of a boil," perhaps related to Norwegian dot "lump, small knot," Dutch dot "knot, small bunch, wisp," Old High German tutta "nipple;" ultimate origin unclear.
Known from a single source c.1000; the word reappeared with modern meaning "mark" c.1530; not common until 18c. Morse telegraph sense is from 1838. On the dot "punctual" is 1909, in reference to a clock dial face. Dot-matrix first attested 1975.
1740, from dot (n.). Related: Dotted; dotting.
dot 1 (dŏt)
A tiny round mark made by or as if by a pointed instrument; a spot.