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Synonyms for jointure

(law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower

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In this article, I argue that the jointure of, conflation between, and co-thinking of subject and system can be historicized as a key feature of the contemporary period.
The other change was that property arrangements between generations were less often determined at death, through primogeniture, dower, or a will, and more commonly established at marriage through the arrangement of a jointure, trust, or entail.
(15) To be exact, it would bring the risk of thinking the jointure between life and thought as something receptive to "privative" analyses, situating propositional thought once again as the index of human exception and superiority to other forms of life.
La suspension avant est de type McPherson avec des bras inferieurs et d'autres elements de jointure en fonte d'aluminium.
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Thus we have Lady Denham bewailing a shortage of young heiresses, leaving the resort dependent on others, such as half-pay officers or widows with only a jointure, who have an "'income perhaps, but no property,'" '"landed or funded'" (179).
Its opening "sentence" reads, "In an intention dependent on questions on elsewhere, we betrayed possible jointure in throwing cocoa."
For example, in these plays she notices the prominence of young grooms inheriting volatile fee simple estates and the comparative lack of jointure bargains.
In affluent families, marriage would normally be the culmination of months of hard bargaining by both sides, as to the capital the bride would bring with her ("dowry" or "marriage portion"), which went into the husband's family funds, and the annual income ("jointure") and/or capital sum ("dower") she could expect if (a 50/50 chance) he died before she did.
Raritan, NJ, July 18, 2015 --( The Jointure, is proud to announce the launch of the Creative Campus at Old York School in Branchburg, NJ.
The flesh of life stripped away, we confront the existential jointure glowing in the gloom.
Si la libertad esta articulada a la Gracia (Grace), le es igualmente esencial el poder romper con esta juntura (jointure) exquisitamente delicada, y, 15 desplegandose en aquello que le aparece como su direccion propia, hacer en realidad el juego a fuerzas adversas.
Les espaces intervertebraux posterieurs de la jointure cranio-rachidienne.
Because of this, even potentially confusing issues such as dower, tails male, jointure, gavelkind and socage are made accessible.