assignment of dower definition

  • noun:
    • the setting-out by metes and bounds of this widow's thirds or portion inside deceased husband's property, and allotting it to the lady.
    • the setting-out by metes and bounds regarding the widow's thirds or part inside deceased spouse's estate, and allotting it to this lady.
    • See under Assignment.
    • See under Assignment.
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