grass widow

noun

Definition of grass widow

  1. 1 chiefly dialectal a :  a discarded mistressb :  a woman who has had an illegitimate child

  2. 2a :  a woman whose husband is temporarily away from herb :  a woman divorced or separated from her husband

1528

First Known Use of grass widow

1528

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