Dowable Law and Legal Definition

Dowable means capable of being endowed or entitled to dower. It is the state or condition of a widow who is entitled to dower out of the real property of her deceased husband. The term is also applied to lands or other property of the husband which are subject to, or chargeable with, dower.

The following is an example of a case law referring to dowable:

A widow is dowable of the surplus remaining after the payment of a purchase-money mortgage. [In re Hays, 181 F. 674 (6th Cir. 1910)].