- n. An inexhaustible supply, oftentimes of something that appears meager.
- From the widow's cruse of oil that miraculously supplies Elijah during a famine (I Kings 17:8–16). (Wiktionary)
Sorry, no example sentences found.
These user-created lists contain the word ‘widow's cruse’.
I'm wading through Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels one by one, and someday, I'll wade through them again and list all the words I learned while reading them.
Edit: I started ma...
Somebody must already have a list like this. But I'm bored, so I'm going to start my own.
cat's pajamas, bee's knees, mare's nest, lion's share, snowball's chance..., widow's peak, busman's holiday, devil's advocate, greengrocer's apo..., baker's dozen, curate's egg, pope's nose and 224 more...
Looking for tweets for widow's cruse.