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Widow’s Cap

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This was a Roman custom. Widows were obliged to wearweeds” for ten months. (Seneca: Epistles, lxv.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Wicked Prayer Book (The)
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Wicket-gate
Wicliffe (John)
Wide-awake
Widenostrils
Widow
Widow (in Hudibras)
Widow Bird
Widow’s Cap
Widow’s Piano
Widow’s Port
Wieland
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Wig
Wig (A)
Wig
Wight (Isle of)
Wigwam
Wild (Jonathan)