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widow

Edited by John Ayto

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

Third edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199543793
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727689
widow

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a widow's cruse an apparently small supply that proves inexhaustible. In the Bible, 1 Kings 17 tells the story of

Reference Entry.  178 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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