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Sentence count:38+1 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-01-19Updated:2020-07-24
Synonym: abilityendowmentgeniusgiftsettlementtalentSimilar words: wrygo wrongdowndownsgo downwidowget downshadowMeaning: ['daʊərɪ]  n. money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage. 
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1. I set aside a good dowry and other things for her.
2. As a dowry to this marriage of heaven and hell, Lilith brings a magic mirror, a crown and a pearl.
3. Since Octavia will save a substantial dowry, she will have a prosperous independence.
4. A GREat dowry is a bed full of brambles.
5. A natural endowment or gift a dowry.
6. The dowry will be enough for her old age had she not spent it irrationally.
7. The obligation to return the dowry and to pay the jointure (ketubah) served as a good security against divorce on insufficient grounds.
8. With her, they’d receive a dowry, they’d continue the family line,( and they’d get an obedient daughter-in-law to serve them around the house.
9. If a young woman did not have a dowry, she went into domestic service.
10. The money from her dowry was invested in her mother's store.
11. Suspicion, discontent, and strife, come in for dowry with a wife---Robert Herrick, poet.
12. With his wife's dowry , the young attorney was able to open a law office.
13. The dowry ownership owned by wivesinfluences the people around them deeply.
14. The dowry of my wife was very little in that age.
15. His family hoped that his bride would bring a large dowry.
16. Now he desires, as is but right, that my dowry should be returned with me.
17. Her great-aunt had been burned to death over a dowry problem.
18. He gave her an estate at Alva as a dowry and probably accompanied it with a large sum of money.
19. Now processors say they are being offered plastic waste with a dowry of £50-100 a tonne attached.
20. There is no evidence of what lands, if any, she brought her husband as dowry.
21. A recent case, where a woman was murdered for her dowry, was registered by police as suicide.
22. Where dreams and reality parted company was about marriage and the dowry.
23. Sheaths were often lovingly carved and given as love tokens or dowry gifts.
24. I had to give back a portion of the dowry after the divorce.
25. The marriage contract should specify all unmarried couples property, dowry and fiance fiancee industries.
26. The Lambo ( second one ) also part of the dowry!
27. The Collectorship brings in forty thousand francs a year and, during the ten years he has held it, he has paid off his bond and set about putting a dowry for my sister to one side.
28. The priority system originated in Roman law, which set the theoretical basis of "the preferential right of his wife, dowry."
29. Finally all - sided to review the women's status of the Renaissance Italy under the dowry system.
30. As a wife , the woman was protected by the setting up of a dowry or decimum.
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