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Definition of widow:

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


mantrap, dowager, survivor, relict, sod widow, wife, grass widow, husbandless wife, widow woman.

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