Definition of Marriage settlement
1. Noun. A prenuptial agreement or contract.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Marriage Settlement
Literary usage of Marriage settlement
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1822)
"Limitations in a marriage settlement in favour of the issue of a second marriage by the settlor, held good against a purchaser for a valuable consideration ..."
2. A Treatise on the Law of the Domestic Relations: Embracing Husband and Wife by James Schouler (1895)
"Rescission or Avoidance of a marriage settlement. ... A marriage settlement is to be construed by the law existing at the time of its execution. 73 Ga. 575. ..."