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DOWAGER. A widow endowed; one who has a jointure.
     2. In England, this is a title or addition given to the widows of princes, dukes, earls, and other noblemen.

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If you want an Emmy you better hop on a plane right now and get your Dowager Count-ass over here," he joked.
Empress Dowager Cixi has both intrigued and perplexed the imaginations of scholars searching for emerging modernity in China.
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The other big news was the Dowager buying Lord G a new puppy to replace his beloved Isis.
She's the lady who makes us wriggle in delight in our seats every Sunday night as the dowager Violet on Downton, who has fallen off her chair for George Clooney but has not appeared on a chat show sofa for 42 years.
Although it is possible for a duchess to inherit in her own right, it is usually done through marriage, such as the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire.
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Empress Dowager Cixi The Concubine Who Launched Modern China.
Deborah, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, was buried yesterday at St Peter's Church in Edensor in Derbyshire.
But the 32-year-old, who looks af-af ter Dame Maggie Smith - AKA the Dowager Countess of Grantham - Laura Carmichael, who plays Lady Edith and Phyllis Logan, better known as Mrs Hughes, said that he was so shocked to hear he'd won that he almost forgot to get up and collect his trophy.
I was raised on Chinese historical action dramas in which revolutionary armies would declare victory as the imperious Empress Dowager Cixi barked orders and wept as her empire fell around her.