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Definition of Virginal

Virginal
Virginal Vir"gin*al, n. [Cf. F. virginale; -- probably so called from being used by young girls, or virgins.] (Mus.) An instrument somewhat resembling the spinet, but having a rectangular form, like the small piano. It had strings and keys, but only one wire to a note. The instrument was used in the sixteenth century, but is now wholly obsolete. It was sometimes called a pair of virginals.
Virginal
Virginal Vir"gin*al, v. i. To play with the fingers, as if on a virginal; to tap or pat. [Obs.] ``Still virginaling upon his palm!' --Shak.
Virginal
Virginal Vir"gin*al, a. [L. virginalis: cf. F. virginal.] Of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly. ``Chastity and honor virginal.' --Spenser. Virginal generation (Biol.), parthenogenesis. Virginal membrane (Anat.), the hymen.

Meaning of Virginal from wikipedia

- The virginals (or virginal) is a keyboard instrument of the harpsichord family. It was po****r in Europe during the late Renaissance and early baroque...
- Double virginal by Hans Ruckers, Antwerp, 1581 Harpsichord by Jan Couchet, Antwerp, 1650 Octave virginal, Augsburg, ca. 1600 Spinetta or Virginal, Venice...
- macromastia or juvenile gigantomastia and sometimes as virginal breast hypertrophy or virginal mammary hypertrophy. Along with the excessive breast size...
- Virginal, also known as Dietrichs erste Ausfahrt (Dietrich's first quest), or Dietrich und seine Gesellen (Dietrich and his companions) is an anonymous...
- Virginal may be: an adjective meaning pertaining to Virginity an instrument of the harpsichord family, see Virginals a German heroic poem, see Virginal...
- biblical support for any beliefs other than the virgin birth (actually a virginal conception). Mary also has the highest position in Islam among all women...
- Lady Seated at a Virginal, also known as Young Woman Seated at a Virginal, is a genre painting created by Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer in about 1670–1672...
- The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book is a primary source of keyboard music from the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean periods in England, i.e., the late Renaissance...
- Lady Standing at a Virginal is a genre painting created by the Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer in about 1670–1672, now in the National Gallery, London. The...
- Rectangular Octave Virginal is a 16th-century virginal in the style of Samuel Biedermann the Elder, probably made in Augsburg about 1600. It is in the...
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