"I wish I was like Cousin Leonora, born a widow-woman," she remarked, regarding the doubtful future askance.
The boy said that she was a widow-woman, who had got no husband, because he was dead.
My father was a hind on the Milton farm, and my mother is aye loot keep the house, now that shes a widow-woman.
Mrs. Treloar was a widow-woman with a bit of property—just comfortable, as times go.
widow-woman and widow-man; are used for widow and widower, especially in Ulster: but widow-woman is heard everywhere.
Leaving Tewkesbury, we passed to Warwick, where in the evening we had a meeting with many sober people at a widow-woman's house.
I got a sister living there—Sarah Treleaven her name is—a widow-woman, and sells fish.
He lived as a lodger at the house of a widow-woman, and was a great humorist in all parts of his life.