Definition of Dowable

1. a. Capable of being endowed; entitled to dower.



Definition of Dowable

1. Adjective. Capable of being endowed. ¹

2. Adjective. Entitled to dower. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dowable

1. entitled to an endowment [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dowable

dovetail
dovetail joint
dovetail plane
dovetailed
dovetailing
dovetailings
dovetails
dovie
dovier
doviest
doving
dovish
dovishness
dovishnesses
dow
dowable (current term)
dowager
dowager's hump
dowager's humps
dowagerism
dowagerlike
dowagers
dowagers' humps
dowar
dowars
dowd
dowdier
dowdies
dowdiest

Literary usage of Dowable

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Husband and Wife, as Respects Property: Partly by John Edward Bright, b, Roper Stote Donnison Roper, Edward Jacob (1849)
"Widow dowable where estate tail contingent, and never vests. 9. ... Widow dowable subject to lease, and entitled to third of rent. 23. ..."

2. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1822)
"That the demandant was under age dowable. 1 Bro. Ent. 204. Co. Lit. 33. a. Replication. To which the demandant replies, that she was of the age of nine ..."

3. The Law of Wills by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1877)
"Of what estates the widow is dowable. 2. What estates are excepted therefrom. 3. ... Different estates of the husband of which the wife is not dowable. 9. ..."

4. Commentaries on the Law of Infancy: Including Guardianship and Custody of by Ransom Hebbard Tyler (1882)
"The widow is dowable of all mines wrought during the coverture, whether by the husband, or lessees for years; whether paying pecuniary rents, ..."

5. The Encyclopædia of Pleading and Practice: Under the Codes and Practice Acts by William Mark McKinney, Thomas Johnson Michie (1897)
"... on the grounds of fraud,1 the necessity of discovery to ascertain of what lands the widow was dowable where the title deeds were held by the heir,* the ..."

6. A Treatise on the American Law of Real Property by Emory Washburn, Joseph Willard, Simon Greenleaf Croswell (1887)
"IN the first place, by the common law the widow 1s dowable of all lands, tenements, or hereditaments, corporeal and incorporeal, of which the husband may ..."

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