Definition of Doweries

1. Noun. (plural of dowery) ¹



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Definition of Doweries

1. dowery [n] - See also: dowery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doweries

dowds
dowdy
dowdyish
dowdyism
dowdyisms
dowed
dowel
dowel pin
doweled
doweling
dowelled
dowelling
dowels
dower
dowered
doweries (current term)
dowering
dowerless
dowers
dowery
dowf
dowfness
dowie
dowier
dowiest
dowing
dowitcher
dowitchers
dowl
dowlas

Literary usage of Doweries

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1. Rome: Its Churches, Its Charities, and Its Schools by William H. Neligan (1858)
"Care thus taken of the Orphans' doweries, No tourist has traced an itinerary of the charities of Eome. The Protestant is fully satisfied that every thing in ..."

2. An Epitome of Grecian Antiquities: For the Use of Schools by Charles Dexter Cleveland (1827)
"Sometimes large doweries were brought. Andromache is called by Homer ... But Lycurgus, in Sparta, and Solon in Athens, prohibited doweries. ..."

3. The Book of the Courtier by Baldassarre Castiglione (1903)
"Wherefore it is reasonable that the prince should set a limit upon the too sumptuous houses of private folk, upon feasts, upon the excessive doweries of ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Edward Aloysius Pace (1922)
"The institute subsists on doweries provided by the choir Sisters, on alms charitably offered by very many persons petitioning prayers and in thanksgiving ..."

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