grass widowhood

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grass widowhood (plural grass widowhoods)

  1. The state of being a grass widow.
    • 2007, Choderlos de Laclos, Dangerous Liaisons, translated by Helen Constantine, Penguin 2007, p. 17:
      His inconsolable better half has to spend the whole of her time during this distressing grass-widowhood here.

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