There were the marks of the jointures, the weldings that he himself had made.
As for the rest—well, there are such things as jointures and dowries.
He talked a long time of jointures, three per cents, India stock; and I—O youth!
The jaws are dislocated, the neck is stretched, the jointures of the knees and hip crack fit to be heard ten paces off.
Capital sums are paid in full; jointures and other life charges are valued according to the usual tables.