Dower

Dictionary: 
Ballentine's Law Dictionary

A widow’s life estate in one-third of the real property of which her husband was seised of an estate of inheritance during the marriage. See 135 111. 448, 25 Am. St. Rep. 392, 11 L. R. A. 790, 26 N. E. 582.

Author: 
James A. Ballentine
Publisher: 
The Bobbs-Merrill Company
Year Published: 
1916
Genre: 
Law Dictionary