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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

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

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

You meet a lot of people and have a lot of experiences, and they color you and stay with you - but I'm not the grieving widow. Life is much more complicated and interesting and full of zigs and zags than that.
Emmylou Harris

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

Widow. The word consumes itself.
Sylvia Plath
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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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