Widow maker

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A widow maker is something that has the potential to cause sudden loss of life.

Widow maker, widow-maker or widowmaker may refer to:

Common usage[edit]

  • Widowmaker (forestry), any loose overhead debris such as limbs or tree tops that may fall at any time
  • Widow maker (medicine), a nickname used to describe a highly stenotic left main coronary artery or proximal left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery of the heart


Film and television[edit]


  • The Widowmaker, a 1996 science-fiction novel by Mike Resnick, along with the sequels The Widowmaker Reborn (1997) and The Widowmaker Unleashed (1998)



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