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Webster's Dictionary

Widow

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(1):

(v. t.) To deprive of one who is loved; to strip of anything beloved or highly esteemed; to make desolate or bare; to bereave.

(2):

(n.) A woman who has lost her husband by death, and has not married again; one living bereaved of a husband.

(3):

(a.) Widowed.

(4):

(v. t.) To become, or survive as, the widow of.

(5):

(v. t.) To reduce to the condition of a widow; to bereave of a husband; - rarely used except in the past participle.

(6):

(n.) In various games, any extra hand or part of a hand, as one dealt to the table.

(7):

(v. t.) To endow with a widow's right.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Widow'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/w/widow.html. 1828.

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