Dowery
Dowery \Dow"er*y\, n. See {Dower}. [1913 Webster]

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  • dowery — /dow euh ree, dow ree/, n., pl. doweries. dowry. * * * …   Universalium

  • dowery — noun dowry …   Wiktionary

  • dowery — n. dowry, money or estate that a woman brings to her groom …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dowery — /ˈdaʊəri/ (say dowuhree) noun (plural doweries) Rare → dowry …   Australian English dictionary

  • dowery — noun money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage • Syn: ↑dowry, ↑dower, ↑portion • Derivationally related forms: ↑dower (for: ↑dower), ↑dower …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dowery Dell — Dowery Dell, near Hunnington in Worcestershire, was notable for a cast iron railway viaduct that carried the Halesowen to Longbridge railway until it was dismantled in 1964. The viaduct was remarkable in being a rare example of a lattice girder… …   Wikipedia

  • Hunnington — is a village and civil parish in northern Worcestershire, England, close to the border with West Midlands, and just south of Halesowen. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 552.HistoryIt was originally a township in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Bennerley Viaduct — Infobox Bridge bridge name = Bennerley Viaduct caption = The Bennerley Viaduct in 2006 official name = carries = Ex Great Northern Railway crosses = Erewash Valley locale = Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Border maint = Sustrans id = design =… …   Wikipedia

  • Dowries — Dowry Dow ry, n.; pl. {Dowries}. [Contr. from dowery; cf. LL. dotarium. See {Dower}.] 1. A gift; endowment. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. The money, goods, or estate, which a woman brings to her husband in marriage; a bride s portion on her… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dowry — Dow ry, n.; pl. {Dowries}. [Contr. from dowery; cf. LL. dotarium. See {Dower}.] 1. A gift; endowment. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. The money, goods, or estate, which a woman brings to her husband in marriage; a bride s portion on her… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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