Definition of 'dower'
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So Lydia, Dena and Miss Lightbody who had managed to stay on as a companion and housekeeper, largely unpaid, moved into the dower house. THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN (1977)Harry Penrose turned up at the dower house two days later. THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN (1977)Well, Mother will have luncheon waiting for us in the dower house at one. THE HARDIE INHERITANCE (1977)
No hope she'd inherit, but perhaps they'd want to dower her with a modest 100,000 acres out around Kynuna or Winton. THE THORN BIRDS (1977)
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Used Occasionally. dower is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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