From portion + -less.
portionless (comparative more portionless, superlative most portionless)
- Lacking a portion; especially, without a dowry.
- 1852, Washington Irving, Tales from the Alhambra:
- ‘Be assured, if the youth were true, his father who is one of the proudest nobles about the court, would prohibit his union with one so humble and portionless as thou.’