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Lat. In Roman law. A term including everything which a husband or wife, as such, acquires from the estate of the other, either before the marriage. or on agreeing to it. or during its continuance, or after its dissolution, and whether the acquisition is by pure gift, or by virtue of the marriage contract, or against the will of the other party by law or statute. See Mackeld. Rom. Law,

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