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DOTE, Span. law. The property which the wife gives to the husband on account of marriage.
     2. It is divided into adventitia and profectitia; the former is the dote which the father or grandfather, or other of the ascendants in the direct paternal line, give of their own property to the husband; the latter (adventitia) is that property which the wife gives to the husband, or that which is given to him for her by her mother, or her collateral relations, or a stranger. Aso & Man. Inst. B. 1, t. 7, c . 1, Sec. i.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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When Aclan refused, Dote shot him twice, wounding him in the face and shoulder.
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THERE'S BEEN MUCH SAID ABOUT the Millennial Generation--they've had parents dote on them, praise them, and demand perfection in return.
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The photography of sculpture is full of such moves; in life, lovers take a part for the whole, parents dote on a child's ringlets, children investigate things by pulling, banging, and poking--"Man," said Schiller, "only plays when, in the full meaning of the word, he is a man, and he is only completely a man when he plays"; even cats toy with their kill.