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Definition of Maiden
MaidenMaiden Maid"en, a.
1. Of or pertaining to a maiden, or to maidens; suitable to,
or characteristic of, a virgin; as, maiden innocence.
``Amid the maiden throng.' --Addison.
Have you no modesty, no maiden shame ? --Shak.
2. Never having been married; not having had sexual
intercourse; virgin; -- said usually of the woman, but
sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt. ``A surprising
old maiden lady.' --Thackeray.
3. Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.
``Maiden flowers.' --Shak.
Full bravely hast thou fleshed Thy maiden sword.
4. Used of a fortress, signifying that it has never been
captured, or violated. -- T. Warton. Macaulay.
Maiden assize (Eng. Law), an assize which there is no
criminal prosecution; an assize which is unpolluted with
blood. It was usual, at such an assize, for the sheriff to
present the judge with a pair of white gloves. --Smart.
Maiden name, the surname of a woman before her marriage.
Maiden pink. (Bot.) See under Pink.
Maiden plum (Bot.), a West Indian tree (Comocladia
integrifolia) with purplish drupes. The sap of the tree
is glutinous, and gives a persistent black stain.
Maiden speech, the first speech made by a person, esp. by a
new member in a public body.
Maiden tower, the tower most capable of resisting an enemy. MaidenMaiden Maid"en, n. [OE. maiden, meiden, AS. m[ae]gden, dim. of
AS. m[ae]g?, fr. mago son, servant; akin to G. magd,
m["a]dchen, maid, OHG. magad, Icel. m["o]gr son, Goth. magus
boy, child, magaps virgin, and perh. to Zend. magu youth. Cf.
Maid a virgin.]
1. An unmarried woman; a girl or woman who has not
experienced sexual intercourse; a virgin; a maid.
She employed the residue of her life to repairing of
highways, building of bridges, and endowing of
A maiden of our century, yet most meek. --Tennyson.
2. A female servant. [Obs.]
3. An instrument resembling the guillotine, formerly used in
Scotland for beheading criminals. --Wharton.
4. A machine for washing linen.
Meaning of Maiden from wikipedia
- Iron Maiden
are an English heavy metal
in Leyton, East London, in 1975 by b****ist and primary songwriter Steve
Harris. The band's discography...
is a Philippine supercouple which first appeared
in the Kalyeserye portion
of the "Juan for All, All for Juan" segment
of the variety
show Eat Bulaga...
- from the root form of Latin
virginis, meaning literally
" or "virgin"—a ****ually intact young woman
or "****ually inexperienced
- The iron maiden
is a torture
of a solid
with a hinged front
and spike-covered interior, sufficiently
tall to enclose
- in the United States
International), and Bermuda
Insurance). 2007 - Maiden
Holdings, Ltd. formed...
- A shield-maiden
(Old Norse: skjaldmær [ˈskjɑldˌmɛːz̠]) was a female warrior
from Scandinavian folklore
and mythology. Shield-maidens
- The Maiden
(Finnish: Suomi-neito, Swedish: Finlands
mö) is the national personification
of Finland. She is a barefoot young woman
in her mid-twenties...
and the Maiden
, a concept ultimately derived
from the Medieval
"Dance of Death", may refer
and the Maiden
(play), by Ariel Dorfman
- The Maidens
(Irish: Na Maighdeanacha) or Hulin Rocks
(Irish: Na Faoilinn, meaning
'the seagulls') are two islets
and several skerries
in the North
- A maiden
is a female
may also refer
flight, the first flight
by an aircraft Maiden
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