widow woman

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noun Older Use.

a widow.

Nearby words

  1. widgie,
  2. widish,
  3. widnes,
  4. widow,
  5. widow bird,
  6. widow's benefit,
  7. widow's cruse,
  8. widow's mite,
  9. widow's peak,
  10. widow's walk

Origin of widow woman

First recorded in 1605–15

Also called widow lady.

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widow woman

noun

archaic, or dialect another term for widow (def. 1)
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