Definitions for jointureˈdʒɔɪn tʃər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an estate or property settled on a woman at marriage, to be owned by her in the event of her husband's death.
Origin of jointure:
1325–75; ME < OF < L junctūra; see juncture
jointure, legal jointure(noun)
(law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower
union, unification, uniting, conjugation, jointure(noun)
the act of making or becoming a single unit
"the union of opposing factions"; "he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"
A joining; a joint.
An estate settled on a wife, which she is to enjoy after her husband's death, for her own life at least, in satisfaction of dower.
To settle a jointure upon.
Origin: From < iunctura.
a joining; a joint
an estate settled on a wife, which she is to enjoy after husband's decease, for her own life at least, in satisfaction of dower
to settle a jointure upon
Translations for jointure
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a joint of a finger
She hit her hand against the wall and grazed her knuckles.
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