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noun as in old woman

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When I tell her that Clooney is rumored to also kiss the Dowager Countess during the episode, she chuckles.

Vacations are as mysterious to me as weekends are to the Dowager Countess of Grantham.

Dame Maggie Smith's fiery Dowager Countess will get a confidante in the form of Lady Shackleton, played by Dame Harriet Walters.

Since her husband's death in 1999, she has been queen dowager of Jordan.

He called up his mother, the dowager countess, and asked her to come over and look after the children.

How little did he divine that the letter of the doctor was called forth by a communication from the countess-dowager.

The old dowager's voice toned down, and she pulled her black feathers straight upon her head.

The doctor had been spending Easter at Cannes, and the dowager had devoutly prayed that he might not yet return.

And the countess-dowager fanned herself complacently, and neither she nor Maude cared for the absence of a groomsman.

The countess-dowager was not very adroit at spelling and composition, whether French or English, as you observe.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dowager, such as: matron, matriarch, and widow.

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