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noun as in graft


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She must have a handsome jointure; but what are your grounds?'

A woman with a good jointure is a doosid deal easier a profession than the law, let me tell you.

But now that all this great Beaufort property is at my own disposal, I must think of Kate's jointure.

Her jointure was narrow, and she had only got her motor-car by the simple expedient of ordering it but not paying for it.

Mrs. Hare must have her jointure house elsewhere, for we shall want the Grove for ourselves.

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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jointure, such as: bud, hybridization, implant, scion, shoot, and splice.

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