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The widows were smashed and his gun was seized, his brother, Nabih, told the Associated Press.
They are told to leave the food left behind from their harvests for widows, orphans, travelers, and the like.
“When the world says we need to do more to attack poverty, widows are a part of that,” Blair explained.
In the main house lived his eighty-year-old nonna, the matriarch, reliably dressed in black in the custom of Italian widows.
Of the children of married women over forty per cent., and of the children of widows forty-four per cent.
What about the ones who have no husbands—the girls, the widows, the abandoned?
They generally granted outdoor relief to widows for the first few weeks of their widowhood, and were often driven to extend it.
The widower did not kiss anybody, and the widows did not kiss each other.
Reginald's heart-broken mother took the body home to her unfortunate son's widows.
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.
to be treated with kindness (Ex. 22:22; Deut. 14:29; 16:11, 14; 24:17, 19-21; 26:12; 27:19, etc.). In the New Testament the same tender regard for them is inculcated (Acts 6:1-6; 1 Tim. 5:3-16) and exhibited.