Definition of Dowier
1. dowie [adj] - See also: dowie
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Literary usage of Dowier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1896)
"He no sooner heard time horrible threat of time valorous dowier, than he bounced out of time sedan, quite as quickly as he had bounced in, and throwing off ..."
2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon (1821)
"... yet this is no bar of her dower, but she shall have her dowier also. Co. Litt. 36. b., and see 4 Co. ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1893)
"But oh, it's dowier far to see The wa'gang o' her the heart gangs wi', The dead-set o' a shinin' e'e That darkens the weary world on thee. ..."
4. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1859)
"Shute, of the Enniskillen Dragoons, to Emma Caroline Rhoda, dau. of the Rev. II. T. dowier. 80. At Calcutta, Capt. Fred. John Castle, HM's Forty-eighth ..."
5. A Popular History of the United States: From the First Discovery of the by William Cullen Bryant (1888)
"Dr. dowier, into whose possession this skeleton came, believed, from its position, that it had lain there not less than fifty thousand years, ..."