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The answer DOWERY has 2 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of dowery in various dictionaries:
noun - money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
noun - the money or property a wife brings to her husband at marriage
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Woman's marriage gift: Var.|
|Two-year-old loses a lot of mother's money from the time she was married|
|Last Seen in these Crosswords & Puzzles|
|May 13 2015 Irish Times (Crosaire)|
|Aug 3 2003 New York Times|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|an amount of property or money brought by a bride to her husband on their marriage.|
|money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage|
|Dowery might refer to|
A Dowry is a transfer of parental property, gifts or money at the marriage of a daughter. Dowry contrasts with the related concepts of bride price and dower. While bride price or bride service is a payment by the groom or his family to the bride's parents, dowry is the wealth transferred from the bride's family to the groom or his family, ostensibly for the bride. Similarly, dower is the property settled on the bride herself, by the groom at the time of marriage, and which remains under her ownership and control.|
* Dowry is an ancient custom, and its existence may well predate records of it. Dowries continue to be expected, and demanded as a condition to accept a marriage proposal, in some parts of the world, mainly in parts of Asia, Northern Africa and the Balkans. In some parts of the world, disputes related to dowry sometimes result in acts of violence against women, including killings and acid attacks. The custom of dowry is most common in cultures that are strongly patrilineal and t