Associations to the word «Widow»

Wiktionary

WIDOW, noun. A woman whose husband has died (and who has not remarried); feminine of widower.
WIDOW, noun. (informal) (in combination) A woman whose husband is often away pursuing a sport, etc.
WIDOW, noun. An additional hand of cards dealt face down in some card games, to be used by the highest bidder.
WIDOW, noun. (printing) A single line of type that ends a paragraph, carried over to the next page or column.
WIDOW, noun. A venomous spider, of the genus Latrodectus.
WIDOW, verb. (transitive) To make a widow (or widower) of someone; to cause the death of one's spouse.
WIDOW BEWITCHED, noun. (obsolete) A woman separated from her husband; a grass widow.
WIDOW BIRD, noun. Any of several species of birds in the family Viduidae, incorporating whydahs and widow finches.
WIDOW BIRDS, noun. Plural of widow bird
WIDOW MAKER, noun. Alternative form of widow-maker
WIDOW MONKEY, noun. A small South American monkey (Callithrix lugens), black except for the dull whitish arms, neck, and face, and a ring of pure white around the face.

Dictionary definition

WIDOW, noun. A woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried.
WIDOW, verb. Cause to be without a spouse; "The war widowed many women in the former Yugoslavia".

Wise words

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