DOWABLE

DOWABLE

dowable (dow-[schwa]-b[schwa]l), adj.

1. Capable of being endowed (the widow received the dowable estate). [Cases: Dower and Curtesy 10. C.J.S. Dower ¡ì¡ì 10, 12¨C17, 140.]

2. Capable of receiving dower ( the woman was dowable of the estate). [Cases: Dower and Curtesy 21. C.J.S. Dower ¡ì 7.]


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