dowager

Part of speech: noun

A window holding dower.

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Usage examples "dowager":

  1. " One person in particular," pursued the dowager, " has given me great anxiety. - "A Poached Peerage", William Magnay.
  2. She had taken a fine old Georgian house, furnished from basement to attic by Mallet, and had launched invitations for a dinner- party " to meet the Dowager- Duchess of Stoke," when- bang fell Thunderbolt Six! - "The Brightener", C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson.
  3. But the government of the Dowager had been committed by that enterprise to carry out the life- long policy of Henry, and to maintain his firm alliance with the Republic. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.