Definition of Dowering

1. Verb. (present participle of dower) ¹



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Definition of Dowering

1. dower [v] - See also: dower

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dowering

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

Literary usage of Dowering

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1. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Now introduced into cultivation ; a detailed account of the flowers and dowering U given by Dr. ... dowering ..."

2. International Law: Private and Criminal by Ludwig von Bar, George Robertson Gillespie (1883)
"... son has inherited.7 E. DUTY OF MAINTENANCE' AND dowering. § 105. The obligation to maintain and to dower arising from kinship is to be decided according ..."

3. A Selection of Cases on the Law of Sales of Personal Property by Samuel Williston (1894)
"In an action tried before me at Guildhall, after the last Trinity Term, it appeared in evidence that one dowering had bought a cask of indigo of ..."

4. Social France in the XVII Century by Cécile Hugon (1911)
"Occasional expenses, such as the dowering of daughters, were provided for in other ways. That these expenses were heavy /‘ cannot be doubted. ..."

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