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jointure

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join=ture

CIDE DICTIONARY

jointuren. [F. jointure a joint, orig., a joining, L. junctura, fr. jungere to join. See Join, and cf. Juncture.].
  •  A joining; a joint.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An estate settled on a wife, which she is to enjoy after husband's decease, for her own life at least, in satisfaction of dower.  [1913 Webster]
    "The jointure that your king must make,
    Which with her dowry shall be counterpoised.
    "  [1913 Webster]
jointurev. t. 
     To settle a jointure upon.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

jointure, n. & v.
--n. an estate settled on a wife for the period during which she survives her husband.
--v.tr. provide (a wife) with a jointure.

Etymology
ME f. OF f. L junctura (as JOIN)

THESAURUS

jointure

agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, appanage, articulation, bond, bracketing, clustering, combination, communication, concatenation, concourse, congeries, conglomeration, conjugation, conjunction, connection, convergence, copulation, coupling, dot, dower, dowry, endowment, foundation, gathering, hookup, intercommunication, intercourse, interlinking, investment, joinder, joining, junction, knotting, legal jointure, liaison, linkage, linking, marriage, marriage portion, meeting, merger, merging, pairing, portion, settlement, splice, symbiosis, thirds, tie, tie-in, tie-up, unification, union, yoking

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jointure

Property

N property, possession, suum cuique, meum et tuum, ownership, proprietorship, lordship, seignority, empire, interest, stake, estate, right, title, claim, demand, holding, tenure, vested interest, contingent interest, beneficial interest, equitable interest, use, trust, benefit, legal estate, equitable estate, seizin, seisin, absolute interest, paramount estate, freehold, fee tail, fee simple, estate in fee, estate in tail, estate tail, estate in tail male, estate in tail female, estate in tail general, limitation, term, lease, settlement, strict settlement, particular estate, estate for life, estate for years, estate pur autre vie, remainder, reversion, expectancy, possibility, dower, dowry, jointure, appanage, inheritance, heritage, patrimony, alimony, legacy, Falcidian law, paternal estate, thirds, assets, belongings, means, resources, circumstances, wealth, money, what one is worth, what one will cut up for, estate and effects, landed property, landed real estate property, realty, land, lands, tenements, hereditaments, corporeal hereditaments, incorporeal hereditaments, acres, ground, acquest, messuage, toft, territory, state, kingdom, principality, realm, empire, protectorate, sphere of influence, manor, honor, domain, demesne, farm, plantation, hacienda, allodium, fief, fieff, feoff, feud, zemindary, dependency, arado, merestead, ranch, free lease-holds, copy lease-holds, folkland, chattels real, fixtures, plant, heirloom, easement, right of common, right of user, personal property, personal estate, personal effects, personalty, chattels, goods, effects, movables, stock, stock in trade, things, traps, rattletraps, paraphernalia, equipage, parcels, appurtenances, impedimenta, luggage, baggage, bag and baggage, pelf, cargo, lading, rent roll, income, maul and wedges, patent, copyright, chose in action, credit, debt, one's own, landed, predial, manorial, allodial, free lease-hold, copy lease-hold, feudal, feodal, to one's credit, to one's account, to the good, to one and his heirs for ever, to one and the heirs of his body, to one and his heirs and assigns, to one and his executors administrators and assign.

Receipt

N receipt, value received, money coming in, income, incomings, innings, revenue, return, proceeds, gross receipts, net profit, earnings, accepta, avails, rent, rent roll, rental, rentage, rack-rent, premium, bonus, sweepstakes, tontine, pension, annuity, jointure, alimony, palimony, pittance, emolument, receiving, received, profitable.


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