What does the word widower mean?

Usage examples for widower

  1. Bayfield was a man just the wrong side of fifty, and a widower. – The Triumph of Hilary Blachland by Bertram Mitford
  2. He had long been a widower, and his three children, who in days gone by had sung here under the trees the song about common humanity, the while blowing their noses with their fingers, had now left him. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  3. Yes- he was a widower. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan