Sentence Examples


  • Rights of dower and courtesy both exist.
  • Neither can by will deprive the other of the right of dower or courtesy in the real estate and of the right to one-third of the personal estate.
  • A widow has a dower interest in one-third of her husband's real estate unless barred by a jointure or an agreement.
  • Otherwise he might marry a freewoman (the children were then free), who might bring him a dower which his master could not touch, and at his death one-half of his property passed to his master as his heir.
  • In all these cases the father might dower her.
 

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