Sentence Examples


  • A widow has a dower interest in one-third of her husband's real estate unless barred by a jointure or an agreement.
  • Granted it to the bishop of Lincoln, under whose protection the borough evidently grew up. In 1547 the bishop surrendered his rights to the king, and in the 17th century Biggleswade formed part of the jointure of the queens of England.
  • That his admiration was unfeigned cannot be doubted; she had, however, a jointure of 600 and perhaps a.
  • Blagrave, to enable him to make a jointure to his now Wife.
  • They marry wives with perhaps 300 pounds to 1,000 pounds portion, and can settle no jointure upon them.

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