widowhood


wid·ow·hood

noun \ˈwi-dō-ˌhd, -də-\

Definition of WIDOWHOOD

1
:  the fact or state of being a widow
2
:  the period during which a woman remains a widow

First Known Use of WIDOWHOOD

before 12th century

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