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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to a woman's dowry.

Usage examples (13)
  • Her contention was that by having financial control of her dotal estate, her assets could not be claimed by her husband.
  • Special actions existed for the enforcement of dotal agreements.
  • She was suing him for a separation, and property, dotal and paraphernal.
  • No one would imagine how anxious he was to marry under the dotal system. for more
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