DOWAGER (from the Old Fr. douagiere, mod. douairiere) , strictly, a widow in the enjoyment ofdower . " Dowager " is also applied to widows of high
See also:rank to distinguish them from the wives of their sons, as
See also:queen-dowager, dowager-duchess, &c . The title was first used in England of Catherine of
See also:Aragon, widow of Arthur,
See also:prince of
See also:Wales, who was styled princess dowager till her
See also:marriage with
See also:Henry VIII . By transference the word is used of an elderly
See also:lady .
NEAL DOW (1804-1897)
EDWARD DOWDEN (1843- )
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