Word:

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.
Noun1.dowry - money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
Synonyms: dower, dowery

DOWRY. Formerly applied to mean that which a woman brings to her husband in marriage; this is now called a portion. This word is sometimes confounded with dower. Vide Co. Litt. 31; Civ. Code of Lo. art. 2317; Dig. 23, 3, 76; Code, 5, 12, 20.

To dream that you fail to receive a dowry, signifies that you will have to work extremely hard in life and put up with the cutthroat business world or you may see yourself living in poverty.ability, appanage, bump, caliber, capability, capacity, dot, dower, equipment, faculty, flair, forte, foundation, genius, instinct, investment, jointure, legal jointure, long suit, makings, marriage portion, metier, natural endowment, natural gift, parts, portion, potential, power, powers, qualification, speciality, strong flair, strong point, talents, the goods, the stuff, thirds, what it takes
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