Dote unde nihil habet

DOTE UNDE NIHIL HABET. The name of a writ of dower which a widow sues against the tenant, who bought land of her husband in his lifetime, and in which her dower remains, of which he was seised solely in fee simple or fee tail. F. N. B. 147; Booth, Real Act. 166. See Dower unde nihil habet

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.