legal jointure


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Noun1.legal jointure - (law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
estate - everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities
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