Estate vs Jointuress - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between estate and jointuress
is that estate
is while jointuress
is a woman to whom an estate is bequeathed via jointure.
*(William Shakespeare) (c.1564–1616)
*:when I came to man's estate
*(Bible), (w) xii. 16
*:Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate .
(label) Status, rank.
*(Jeremy Taylor) (1613–1677)
*:God hath imprinted his authority in several parts, upon several estates of men.
(label) The condition of one's fortunes; prosperity, possessions.
(label) A "person of estate"; a nobleman or noblewoman.
*:And anone came oute of a chamber to hym the fayrest lady that euer he sawe & more rycher bysene than euer he sawe Quene Gueneuer or ony other estat Lo sayd they syre Bors here is the lady vnto whome we owe alle oure seruyse / and I trowe she be the rychest lady and the fayrest of alle the world
*(Bible), (w) vi. 21
*:Herod on his birthday made a supper to his lords, high captains, and chief estates of Galilee.
*:She's a duchess, a great estate .
(label) A major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country and formerly possessing distinct political rights ((Estates of the realm)).
*1992 , (Hilary Mantel), (A Place of Greater Safety) , Harper Perennial 2007, p.115:
*:I am afraid that some of the nobles who are campaigning for it simply want to use the Estates to cut down the King's power and increase their own.
*2011 , (Norman Davies), Vanished Kingdoms , Penguin 2012, p.202:
*:The three estates of feudal lords, clergy and royal officers met in separate chambers, and exercised an advisory role.
(label) The nature and extent of a person's interest in, or ownership of, land.
An (especially extensive) area of land, under a single ownership.
The collective property and liabilities of someone, especially a deceased person.
(label) A housing estate.
(label) The state; the general body politic; the common-wealth; the general interest; state affairs.
*(Francis Bacon) (1561-1626)
*:I call matters of estate not only the parts of sovereignty, but whatsoeverconcerneth manifestly any great portion of people.
* (estate car) estate car, station sedan, station wagon, wagon
* concurrent estate
* council estate
* estate agent
* estate for life
* estate in land
* estate sale
* estate tax
* fourth estate
* housing estate
* industrial estate
* leasehold estate
* life estate
* overspill estate
* real estate
* residuary estate
* sink estate
* third estate
* trading estate
A woman to whom an estate is bequeathed via jointure.