Origin of dower
OTHER WORDS FROM dowerdow·er·less, adjectiveun·dow·ered, adjective
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How to use dower in a sentence
Neither is very old (Christmann is in his early 40s and Dower in his 30s), but Hjartarson is in no hurry.Iceland’s Penis Museum Curator on What 'The Final Member' Gets Wrong|Melissa Leon|April 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War by John W. Dower.
Looking at the change from the vantage of peace, historian John Dower speaks for me when he says: “This war was madness.”
In most states this interest or dower is paramount to the claims of her husband's creditors.
When her dower is in mortgaged land, she cannot get possession until the mortgage has been paid.
In other words she loses her dower whenever her husband has no estate from which her dower can be carved out.
Whenever a marriage can be set aside for some illegality, and is not, it will sustain her dower on his death.
If eager to get the most possible, she would reject the gift of money and claim her dower rights.