2. Verb. (third-person singular of dower) ¹
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Definition of Dowers
1. dower [v] - See also: dower
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Literary usage of Dowers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Revised Reports by Robert Campbell, Frederick Pollock, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1905)
"The defendant dowers' case was, that Messrs. ... The surplus they paid to dowers, who had given them the first notice of charge. They object to be exposed ..."
2. A History of the Inquisition of the Middle Ages by Henry Charles Lea (1922)
"In the early zeal of persecution everything was swept away in wholesale seizure, but, in 1237, Gregory IX. assumed that the dowers of Catholic wives ought ..."
3. A Class-book of Botany: Designed for Colleges, Academies, and Other by Alphonso Wood (1854)
"... but is prolonged through it, and produces secondary dowers in the midst of the organs of the first. This is not unfrequent in the rose. ..."
4. Sketches and Studies in Southern Europe by John Addington Symonds (1880)
"The same want of money led to the great scandal of his reign—the plundering of the Monte delle Doti, or State Insurance-Office Fund for securing dowers to ..."
5. The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography by Historical Society of Pennsylvania (1907)
"Edward dowers assignes George Quintana (a servant from Ireland in the ship Bolton) to Stephen Onion of Maryland for four years from Oct. 4th 1745, ..."