Assignment of dower

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the setting out by metes and bounds of the widow's thirds or portion in the deceased husband's estate, and allotting it to her.
See under Assignment.

See also: Assignment, Dower

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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widows to remain in their homes until the assignment of dower. See 2 id.
* Amending Rule 5.365 to renumber the rule covering petition for assignment of dower.
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