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Definition of Maidens
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 Maidens from wikipedia
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Ayrshire, Scotland Maidens
- were built
on both rocks; the West Maiden
in 1903 and the East Maiden
in 1977. The Maidens
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- O Maidens
in Your Savage Season
(****anese: 荒ぶる季節の乙女どもよ。, Hepburn: Araburu Kisetsu
no Otome-domo yo) is a ****anese manga series written
by Mari Okada
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- and the maidens
had put a sleeping potion
into the mead. When all the men had fallen
asleep, Šárka blew the horn as a signal
for the rebel maidens
bathing, and fetches their
cloaks. Later, the maidens arrive
at his house
and ask for their garments
back. He returns
to two of the maidens
City and Hartlepool players
on 21 October
2007. Hartlepool retired Maidens
25 shirt. Hartlepool United later
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- being. The first stories citing
the iron maiden
in the 19th century. The function
of iron maidens closing
- mythical Valkyries
may have been based
on such shield-maidens
. The historical existence
has been debated. The most recent
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