lady's gown

noun

Definition of lady's gown

Scots law
: a present made by a purchaser of real estate to the wife of the grantor on her renouncing her life interest in the property sold

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First Known Use of lady's gown

1761, in the meaning defined above

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“Lady's gown.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lady%27s%20gown. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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