Definitions for jointure

Definitions for (noun) jointure

Main entry: unification, union, uniting, conjugation, jointure

Definition: the act of making or becoming a single unit

Usage: the union of opposing factions; he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays

Main entry: legal jointure, jointure

Definition: (law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower

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