husbandless

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Etymology[edit]

husband +‎ -less

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husbandless (not comparable)

  1. Without a husband.
    • 1922, Geoffrey Montagu Cookson (transl.), Prometheus Bound, page 203 in Four Plays of Aeschylus.
      For I am full of fear when I behold
      Io, the maid no human love may fold,
      And her virginity disconsolate,
      Homeless and husbandless by Hera's hate.

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