Sentence Examples


  • But he was a widower when he died.
  • In 1642 she was married to the duc de Longueville, governor of Normandy, a widower twice her age.
  • A widower is in any case entitled by courtesy to one-third of his wife's real estate, and he may choose between his rights by courtesy and the provisions of his wife's will.
  • The same care for his welfare led his father to choose him a bride in the powerful Cilli family, but the young Elizabeth died before the marriage was consummated, leaving Matthias a widower at the age of fifteen.
  • After the death of Margaret Plays, her widower found, with the peculiar instinct of his race, a second well-endowed wife.

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