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Related to dowery: bride price
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Noun1.Dowery - money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriagedowery - money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage
gift - something acquired without compensation
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And know, besides, sweet daughter of Zion, that were the most Christian king to offer me his most Christian daughter, with Languedoc for a dowery, I could not wed her.
She, the daughter of a petty baron, who boasted for all his domains but a ruinous tower, and an unproductive vineyard, and some few leagues of the barren Landes of Bourdeaux, her name was known wherever deeds of arms were done, known wider than that of many a lady's that had a county for a dowery. Yes,'' he continued, pacing up and down the little platform, with an animation in which he seemed to lose all consciousness of Rebecca's presence ``Yes, my deeds, my danger, my blood, made the name of Adelaide de Montemare known from the court of Castile to that of Byzantium.
CAA Vigilance Assistants Shahzad and Haneef found a bag at international arrival of the Peshawar airport containing seven tola gold, 3,600 UAE currency, one I-pone mobile and other valuable items for the dowery of her daughter .
'Walima' and other marriages related ceremonies in wedding halls and hotels would be concluded by 11pm and only one dish would be allowed during wedding feast, he said, adding violators demanding and giving dowery would be fined up to Rs two lakh and three months imprisonment or both.
Cheques were given away under health, scholarship, dowery and financial grant.
(61) "New video message from al-Qa'idah's Hamzah Bin Usamah Bin Laden: Jerusalem Is a Bride and Our Blood Is Her Dowery,'" Jihadology, May 9, 2016.
Dowery is one of the main causes 0.724 for family violence, spouse murder and suicide in Indian society Eigen value 1.914 1.528 1.349 % of variance 13.671 10.917 9.636 Cumulative % 13.67 24.59 34.22 Description of the Variables Component 4 5 6 1.
I READ your nostalgia article 'Bygone glory of Dowery Dell'.