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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wid·ow /ˈwɪ(ˌ)do/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 寡婦; 未排足的行; 半行; 短行( 指上頁多出移轉下頁的半行 )

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wid·ow, a. Widowed.  “A widow woman.” --1 Kings xvii. 9. “This widow lady.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wid·ow, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Widowed p. pr. & vb. n. Widowing.]
 1. To reduce to the condition of a widow; to bereave of a husband; -- rarely used except in the past participle.
 Though in thus city he
 Hath widowed and unchilded many a one,
 Which to this hour bewail the injury.   --Shak.
 2. To deprive of one who is loved; to strip of anything beloved or highly esteemed; to make desolate or bare; to bereave.
 The widowed isle, in mourning,
 Dries up her tears.   --Dryden.
 Tress of their shriveled fruits
 Are widowed, dreary storms o'er all prevail.   --J. Philips.
    Mourn, widowed queen; forgotten Sion, mourn.   --Heber.
 3. To endow with a widow's right.  [R.]
 4. To become, or survive as, the widow of.  [Obs.]
 Let me be married to three kings in a forenoon, and widow
 them all.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wid·ow n.  A woman who has lost her husband by death, and has not married again; one living bereaved of a husband.  “A poor widow.”
 2. Card Playing In various games (such as “hearts”), any extra hand or part of a hand, as one dealt to the table.  It may be taken by one of the players under certain circumstances.
 Grass widow. See under Grass.
 Widow bewitched, a woman separated from her husband; a grass widow. [Colloq.]
 Widow-in-mourning Zool., the macavahu.
 Widow monkey Zool., a small South American monkey (Callithrix lugens); -- so called on account of its color, which is black except the dull whitish arms, neck, and face, and a ring of pure white around the face.
 Widow's chamber Eng. Law, in London, the apparel and furniture of the bedchamber of the widow of a freeman, to which she was formerly entitled.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not
          remarried [syn: widow woman]
      v : cause to be without a spouse; "The war widowed many women in
          the former Yugoslavia"