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What is ASSIGNMENT OF DOWER

Ascertaining a widow’s right of dower by laying out or marking off one-third of her “deceased husband’s lands, and setting off the same for her use during life. Bettis v. Mc- Nider, 137 Ala. 588. 34 South. 813, 97 Am. St. Rep. 59.

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