Noun(1) a widow holding property received from her deceased husband
(1) By the time she married Prince Albert I of Monaco in 1889, she was a wealthy woman in her own right who carried an important French title as the dowager duchess of Richelieu.(2) the queen dowager(3) This is a friend from Scotland, the dowager Countess of Kirkwell.(4) Completed in 1602, the temple was named Cihui (Compassion and Wisdom) by the dowager empress.(5) the dowager duchess(6) Amhuinnsuidhe Castle - in effect a Scots baronial house - was built in 1867 by a Scottish architect, and it was the dowager Countess who encouraged the production of Harris Tweed.(7) An even more striking case was that of the dowager Countess of Oxford, a devoted Ricardian who orchestrated opposition to Henry IV in Essex in 1403-4.(8) Lady Gwyneth grinned, looking for all the world like an excited child unleashed without adult supervision in a toy shop, instead of a dignified dowager of the ton with three grown-up grandchildren.(9) Surprised, the dowager duchess sputtered for a few times before exclaiming, ├ö├ç├┐Raphael!├ö├ç├û(10) This is no time for political reporters to be holding their noses like dowager duchesses aghast at the vulgarity of the masses.(11) It was just one of the highly-prized pins doled out that night to travellers who - against the welter of new, sleek cruisers - remain loyal to Cunard's unpretentious ship: more a dowager duchess than a sea sprite.(12) This was commissioned by an Anglo-Irish peeress, the dowager Countess of Sandwich, in circumstances to be explained.(13) When money had to be raised for death duties after the death of the 8th Duke in 1918, the Stanwick estate, which had been occupied by the dowager duchess and then let after her death, was the logical sacrifice.(14) At the party this dowager duchess looked at me and whispered loudly, ├ö├ç├┐It's disgusting!(15) The dowager duchess is not receiving callers.(16) She whispered in the dowager 's ear and went off to find the ladies withdrawing room.
(1) empress dowager :: 皇太后
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