war widow

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Noun1.war widow - a woman whose husband has died in warwar widow - a woman whose husband has died in war
widow, widow woman - a woman whose husband is dead especially one who has not remarried
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Vera Parnaby, 79, began her work at just six years old with her mum Annie, a Second World War widow.
And while a modest war widow's pension was introduced, with it came moral policing - which meant that women deemed "unworthy" could be deprived of their support.
Summary: War widow waging a different battle with authorities to get possession of a 10-acre plot awarded to her
There's also a love triangle, centred around bankrupt young war widow Rose (excellent Sarah-Jane Potts), who is wooed by two suitors - besotted banker Algy (Barrie Rutter) and suave fraudster Arthur (Jos Vantyler).
A WOMAN whose husband was killed during the Falklands War is calling for an end to the "injustice" which has resulted in some wives no longer receiving a war widow's pension.
I WAS shocked to listen to the Chancellor as he said "all" pensioners would receive an increase of PS3.80p per week and to listen to local pensioners from Benwell rejoicing at the 2-8% rise made my blood boil as a war widow and war-disabled veteran aged 92.
A WOODEN cross pushed into the ground marks the final resting place of a 100-year-old war widow.
For example, each war widow believes herself to be responsible for shooting Cat Harvey in the arm, which, after several chapters, is pretty amusing.
A war widow, she has to raise her late husband's baby son on her own and tell him who his father was and how he died fighting in Afghanistan.
She, along with translator and fellow war widow Xuan Ngoc Nguyen, explore the meaning of war and loss on a human level.
I was made a war widow at 29 and paid plenty of tax because I had to go out to work to bring up two children.