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

 wid·ow·hood /ˈwɪdoˌhʊd, də-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wid·ow·hood n.
 1. The state of being a widow; the time during which a woman is widow; also, rarely, the state of being a widower.
    Johnson clung to her memory during a widowhood of more than thirty years.   --Leslie Stephen.
 2. Estate settled on a widow.  [Obs.] “I 'll assure her of her widowhood . . . in all my lands.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the time of a woman's life when she is a widow
      2: the state of being a widow who has not remarried