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The widow of a king.
- ‘The Queen Dowager was also much taken with him, and presented him with a beautiful little watch.’
- ‘Later that year he married Margaret, queen dowager of Scotland.’
- ‘Demure, retiring but not shy, Lady Jane listened and learned, finding the happiness and warmth in the Queen Dowager's company she had never been given at home.’
- ‘Further, she had additional income prised from the Church as well as her inheritance as queen dowager of France.’
- ‘Now a queen dowager in a foreign country she had barely begun to settle in, she was suddenly pushed into strict seclusion for 40 days.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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