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Dowered
Dowered Dow"ered, p. a. Furnished with, or as with, dower or a marriage portion. --Shak.
Dowerless
Dowerless Dow"er*less, a. Destitute of dower; having no marriage portion. --Shak.
Dowery
Dowery Dow"er*y, n. See Dower.
Endower
Endower En*dow"er, v. t. [Cf. OF. endouairer. See Dower, Endow.] To endow. [Obs.] --Waterhouse.
Endower
Endower En*dow"er, n. One who endows.
Overshadower
Overshadower O"ver*shad"ow*er, n. One that throws a shade, or shadow, over anything. --Bacon.
Widower
Widower Wid"ow*er, n. A man who has lost his wife by death, and has not married again. --Shak.
Widowerhood
Widowerhood Wid"ow*er*hood, n. The state of being a widower.

Meaning of Dower from wikipedia

- Dower is a provision accorded by law, but traditionally by a husband or his family, to a wife for her support in the event that she should become widowed...
- On an English, Scottish or Welsh estate, a dower house is usually a moderately large house available for use by the widow of the previous owner of the...
- The Dower House, Stoke Park is a building in Bristol, England. It is one Bristol's more prominent landmarks, set on Purdown, a hill above the M32 motorway...
- Colonel Alan Vincent Gandar Dower (28 March 1898 – 6 May 1980) was a British Army officer and politician. He was Conservative Member of Parliament (MP)...
- Dower & Hall is a British Jewellery brand that was established in 1990 by husband and wife team Dan Dower & Diane Hall. The brand has a store in Glasgow...
- Dower Lake is a lake in Todd County, in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Dower Lake was named for Sampson Dower, an English settler. List of lakes in Minnesota...
- to buy land to add to his personal estate. She also brought nearly 100 dower slaves for her use during her lifetime. They and their descendants reverted...
- was not purely economic." Lightbody 2004, p. 125. Weinberg 2005, p. 310 Dower 1986, p. 5, calls attention to the fact that "the Allied struggle against...
- until 1972, of the Ryukyu Islands – was fully restored. According to John Dower, in his book Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor/Hiroshima/9-11/Iraq, the factors...
- John W. Dower (born June 21, 1938 in Providence, Rhode Island) is an American author and historian. His 1999 book Embracing Defeat: ****an in the Wake...
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