אלמנת קש

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Likely a calque of German Strohwitwe.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

אַלְמְנַת קַשׁ ('alm'nat káshf (plural indefinite אַלְמְנוֹת קַשׁ)

  1. grass widow
  2. (military) a house in a hostile town, seized by soldiers in order to control the territory around it