Definition of jointure in English:
An estate settled on a wife for the period during which she survives her husband, in lien of a dower.
- The unmarried and widows often engaged in litigation related to marriage settlements, jointures, uses and trusts.
- We must destroy them and we must form jointures and bring the best teachers and the best equipment under one roof.
- Through an unusual jointure, announced in October, it became the dance programming division of the Trust.
Words that rhyme with jointuremoisture
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