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Definition of Widow

Widow

  1. In various games, any extra hand or part of a hand, as one dealt to the table.
  2. A woman who has lost her husband by death, and has not married again; one living bereaved of a husband.
  3. Widowed.
  4. To reduce to the condition of a widow; to bereave of a husband; -- rarely used except in the past participle.
  5. To deprive of one who is loved; to strip of anything beloved or highly esteemed; to make desolate or bare; to bereave.
  6. To endow with a widow's right.
  7. To become, or survive as, the widow of.

Widow Quotations

Social Security is based on a principle. It's based on the principle that you care about other people. You care whether the widow across town, a disabled widow, is going to be able to have food to eat.
Noam Chomsky

I would love to do a Black Widow movie. That's perfect, I would love to do that. That character is really interesting: she doesn't have any superpowers; she just has extraordinary skills, and the world that she comes from, being this ex-K.G.B. assassin, I find that really fascinating, yeah.
Neil Marshall

It is better to be the widow of a hero than the wife of a coward.
Dolores Ibarruri

I'm part of the tribe who have said goodbye to one parent and are feeling a sense of responsibility for the one who remains - in my case, my mother. How do I make her time smoother, happier? How do I try to ease her, a widow, away from the dark well of grief without dishonoring the necessity of that grief?
Patti Davis

Men should think twice before making widow hood woman's only path to power.
Gloria Steinem
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Widow Translations

widow in Afrikaans is weduwee
widow in Dutch is weduwe
widow in Finnish is leskirouva
widow in French is veuve
widow in German is Witwe
widow in Spanish is viuda
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