Yankees marry girls in their teens, and don't ask for dowries.
Mr. Howbridge's talk of dowries for the sisters was always in Ruth's mind.
As for the rest—well, there are such things as jointures and dowries.
About ten thousand ducats had been promised for their dowries.
He has the dowries of us all and lives the life of the world.
I'll have you know I sometimes stand as patron to girls with dowries too.
There were the names, the relations, the dowries—it was even arranged in the order of the dowries.
Scipio's daughters received their dowries from the public treasury, because their father left nothing behind him.
They were given in dowries, bequeathed to abbeys and monasteries, together with the land on which the swine fed.
It will be sad, won't it, if the royal princesses have to be launched without wedding chests and dowries?