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dowable

[ dou-uh-buhl ]
/ ˈdaʊ ə bəl /
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adjective Law.

subject to the provision of a dower: dowable land.
entitled to dower.

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Origin of dowable

1425–75; late Middle English <Anglo-French; see endow, -able
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British Dictionary definitions for dowable

dowable
/ (ˈdaʊəbəl) /

adjective law

capable of being endowed
(of a person, esp a widow) entitled to dower
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