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dowry
used in Running in the Family

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in some societies, money or property given by a woman's family to the husband at marriage
  • The sister also had a dowry of thirty thousand rupees, and both Lalla and Vere were short of money at the time, for both enjoyed expensive drinking sessions.
    p. 120.1

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