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1.
what the father of a rich single broad uses as a bribe to get a man to marry her crabby little ass. see also: money. Similar, but not to be confused with a shotgun wedding.
apu: I will give you a dowry of 10 sacred cows to marry my desi, the spoiled little airhead she is.

Leroy: fo shizzle my bollyizzle.
by major_delmac March 07, 2005
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2.
When your girlfriend's parents bribe you with gifts in order to convince you to stay with their daugther and marry on.
"I got this dowry for christmas"
by angertrain July 18, 2008
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