widow-maker

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Something which or someone who takes the lives of men; a lethal hazard that affects mostly men or is specific to a primarily male trade.

Etymology:

  • widow + maker.
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O, it grieves my soul,

Submitted on July 10, 2018

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widow-makerSomething which or someone who takes the lives of men; a hazard that affects mostly men or is specific for some trade, occupied mostly by men.
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