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grass widower

1. A man who is divorced, separated, estranged from, or abandoned by his wife. John became a grass widower after his wife left him for a younger man.
2. A man whose wife is away from home frequently or at great length, though not permanently. Janet has had to travel a lot since she got her promotion at work. I'm happy for her, but I've been feeling like a grass widower lately.
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In its federal lawsuit, the society doesn't dispute the charges about the wrong urn or the lack of a bill of sale, but it does maintain that a licensed funeral director with the Cremation Society did meet with the widower and made the arrangements, and provided the board evidence to back that up in May 2010.
The discrepancy came about because contributions made by deceased female partners before April 6, 1988, are discounted from pensions paid to widowers.
Yesterday's call of respect came from the South Wales Cricket Association, which urged all 46 first and second XI teams to take part in the tribute to the popular widower a week after his death.
TRAGIC: Wpc Sharon Beshenivsky died in 2005; ENGAGED: Widower Paul Beshenivsky
Some couples meet and become friends, others meet and get married, including one widow and widower who found love on the dance floor three years ago.
Then one of the gays gets brutally murdered--while walking their adorable little dog, natch--and the widower feels compelled to take the law into his own hands.
A widower has lost an 18-year legal battle to win the same rights to state benefits as widows.
In Altadena, California, elderly Japanese-American widower Mas Arai lives alone nurturing the plants in his gardens.
The widower found the house ransacked and the casket taken from the top of a dresser in the living room.
Topics discussed include dealing with sexual needs after becoming a widow or widower late in life; perceptions of remarriage among older people in Singapore; attitudes and dilemmas concerning the search for a new partner; and more.
In 1959 Corrina Washington (Whoopi Goldberg) is a college grad who can't find work commensurate with her talent or training, and so she ends up taking a job as a nanny for widower and commercial jingle writer Manny Singer (Ray Liotta) and his cute daughter, Molly (Tina Majorino).
The sender was an elderly widower who dines at the restaurant every Wednesday evening.
Widower, David Collins has written 'My Louise', the story of the time following the death of his wife, Louise Mooney.
TRIUMPH: Widower David Fielding with his daughter, Emma.
132 fringe benefits (such as no-additional-cost services and qualified employee discounts), the Service noted that the term "employee" includes a widow or widower or a dependent child (Kegs.