Synonyms of 'dower'
dowryDictionary, share, portion
The dower was comprised of royal French lands in Artois.
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A woman's dowry is the money and goods which, in some cultures, her family gives to the man that she marries.
The money from her dowry was invested.
An inheritance is money or property which you receive from someone who has died.
She feared losing her inheritance to her stepmother.
Thesaurus for dower from the Collins English Thesaurus
the life interest in a part of her husband's estate allotted to a widow by law