KJV Dictionary Definition: widow
WIDOW, n. L. See Wide. A woman who has lost her husband by death. Luke 2.
Widows chamber, in London, the apparel and furniture of the bed-chamber of the widow of a freeman, to which she is entitled.
1. To bereave of a husband; but rarely used except in the participle.
2. To endow with a widows right. Unusual.
3. To strip of any thing good.
The widowd isle in mourning--
1. Bereaved of a husband by death.
2. Deprived of some good; stripped.
Trees of their shriveld fruits are widowd.
WIDOWER, n. A man who has lost his wife by death.
WIDOWING, ppr. Bereaving of a husband; depriving; stripping.