What is DE DOTE UNDE NIHIL HABET?

A writ of dower which lay for a widow where no part of her dower had been assigned to her. It is now much disused; but a form closely resembling it is still sometimes used in the United States. 4 Kent Comm. 03; Stearns, Real Act 302; 1 Washb. Real Prop. 230.

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