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 Widow’s Cap.Widow’s Port. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Widow’s Piano.
 
Inferior instruments sold as bargains; so called from the ordinary advertisement announcing that a widow lady is compelled to sell her piano, for which she will take half-price.   1
 


 Widow’s Cap.Widow’s Port. 

 
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