Dowry

Definition of Dowry

Dow´ry
n.1.A gift; endowment.
2.The money, goods, or estate, which a woman brings to her husband in marriage; a bride's portion on her marriage. See Note under Dower.
3.A gift or presents for the bride, on espousal. See Dower.
Ask me never so much dowry and gift, and I will give . . .; but give me the damsel to wife.
- Gen. xxxiv. 12.

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