- A woman who is entitled to dower.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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Dowress — Dow ress, n. A woman entitled to dower. Bouvier. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
dowress — dowp, dowress see doup, doweress … Useful english dictionary
dowress — /daw(a)ras/ A woman entitled to dower; a tenant in dower … Black's law dictionary
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ne unques accouple — /niyarjkwiyz skapal/ L. Fr. Never married. More fully, ne unques accouple en loiall matrimonie, never joined in lawful marriage. The name of a plea in the action of dower unde nihil habet, by which the tenant denied that the dowress was ever… … Black's law dictionary
sectis non faciendis — /sektas non faeshiyendas/ In old English law, a writ which lay for a dowress, or one in wardship, to be free from suit of court … Black's law dictionary
dowp — I. variant of doup II. ˈdau̇p, ˈdōp noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown dialect England : carrion crow * * * dowp same as ↑doup * * * dowp, dowress … Useful english dictionary