jointuress
Jointress Joint"ress, n. (Law) A woman who has a jointure. [Written also {jointuress}.] --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Jointuress — Join tur*ess, n. See {Jointress}. Bouvier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jointuress — ointress, jointuress A woman who has an estate settled on her by her husband, to hold during her life, if she survives him …   Black's law dictionary

  • jointuress — ointress, jointuress A woman who has an estate settled on her by her husband, to hold during her life, if she survives him …   Black's law dictionary

  • jointuress — noun A woman to whom an estate is bequeathed via jointure …   Wiktionary

  • jointuress — n. jointress, widow who holds a jointure, woman who inherited an estate upon the death of her husband …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jointuress — join·tur·ess …   English syllables

  • jointuress — Same as jointress …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • jointuress — chərə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: alteration (influenced by jointure) (I) of jointress : jointress …   Useful english dictionary

  • jointress, jointuress — ointress, jointuress A woman who has an estate settled on her by her husband, to hold during her life, if she survives him …   Black's law dictionary

  • jointress, jointuress — ointress, jointuress A woman who has an estate settled on her by her husband, to hold during her life, if she survives him …   Black's law dictionary

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