That defendant was Jiang Qing, widow of Great Helmsman Mao Zedong.
Marjorie Wilkes Huntley was a New Age feminist, a widow, and a librarian.
They should "not enable some widow or mother to say that her son was killed in an operation called 'Bunnyhug' or 'Ballyhoo.'"
Her mother, Marie Wombwell, was the widow of the “heavy drinker and reckless gambler” Frederick Wombwell.
If she ever comes face to face with him again, what would the widow do?
“That is the Holy Inquisition,” said the widow, crossing herself.
"I trust, Mr. Hurd, you have come with good news," said the widow.
In 1890 only one was left, an old woman, the widow of a Cherokee husband.
If a widow has value for any purpose, she falls to the heir and he may exploit her.
Mick isn't Grant's widow, and you are of age, goodness knows.
Old English widewe, widuwe, from Proto-Germanic *widewo (cf. Old Saxon widowa, Old Frisian widwe, Middle Dutch, Dutch weduwe, Dutch weeuw, Old High German wituwa, German Witwe, Gothic widuwo), from PIE adj. *widhewo (cf. Sanskrit vidhuh "lonely, solitary," vidhava "widow;" Avestan vithava, Latin vidua, Old Church Slavonic vidova, Russian vdova, Old Irish fedb, Welsh guedeu "widow;" Persian beva, Greek eitheos "unmarried man;" Latin viduus "bereft, void"), from root *weidh- "to separate" (cf. second element in Latin di-videre "to divide;" see with).
As a prefix to a name, attested from 1570s. Meaning "short line of type" (especially at the top of a column) is 1904 print shop slang. Widow's mite is from Mark xii:43. Widow's peak is from the belief that hair growing to a point on the forehead is an omen of early widowhood, suggestive of the "peak" of a widow's hood. Widow maker "anything lethally dangerous" first recorded 1945, originally among loggers, in reference to dead trees, etc. The widow bird (1747) so-called in reference to the long black tail feathers of the males, suggestive of widows' veils.
c.1300; see widow (n.). Related: Widowed; widowing.