(law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower
the act of making or becoming a single unit;
"the union of opposing factions"
"he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"
- She has only her jointure, which will descend to her children.
- uniting 合并
- conjugation 结合
- unification 统一
- legal jointure [法] 妻子的合法遗产,...