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jointure

 
Noun jointure has 2 senses
  1. jointure, legal jointure - (law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower
    --1 is a kind of estate
  2. union, unification, uniting, conjugation, jointure - 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"
    --2 is a kind of combination, combining, compounding
    --2 has particulars:
     coalescence, coalescency, coalition, concretion, conglutination; reunion, reunification; tribalization, tribalisation; umbrella
    Derived form: verb join5
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