Associations to the word «Dowry»
DOWRY, noun. Payment, such as property or money, paid by the bride's family to the groom or his family at the time of marriage.
DOWRY, noun. (less common) Payment by the groom or his family to the bride's family: bride price.
DOWRY, noun. (obsolete) Dower.
DOWRY, noun. A natural gift or talent.
DOWRY, verb. To bestow a dowry upon.
DOWRY, noun. Money or property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage.
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