(Of a woman) without a dowry: his daughters would be portionless and therefore unlikely to find husbands
More example sentences
- He further insists on the reasonableness of his expectations, mocking the accusation that he would have men abandon pregnant women and leave them portionless.
- She was young, portionless, bad with money, indecisive, and indolent.
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