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Definition of: dowry

(dourē) noun plural ·ries
1. The property a wife brings to her husband in marriage.
2. Archaic A reward paid for a wife. Gen. xxxiv 12.
3. Any endowment or gift. Also spelled dowery. [<AF dowarie, var. of OF douaire DOWER]

Most often used phrases:

dowry system
ge dowry
dowry law
wife s dowry
marriage dowry
dowry death
dowry included
dowry money
dowry deaths
fatal dowry
huge dowry
wedding dowry
dowry prohibition
bride s dowry
daughter s dowry

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"dowry" has the frequency of use of 0.0002% on en.wikipedia.org.

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