(law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower
Jointure Sentence Examples
Blagrave, to enable him to make a jointure to his now Wife.
At the close of her life she had some success in obtaining payment of her jointure.
A widow has a dower interest in one-third of her husband's real estate unless barred by a jointure or an agreement.
They marry wives with perhaps 300 pounds to 1,000 pounds portion, and can settle no jointure upon them.
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