Associations to the word «Maiden»


MAIDEN, noun. (now chiefly literary) A girl or an unmarried young woman.
MAIDEN, noun. A female virgin.
MAIDEN, noun. (obsolete) (dialectal) A man with no experience of sex, especially because of deliberate abstention.
MAIDEN, noun. A maidservant.
MAIDEN, noun. (now rare) An unmarried woman, especially an older woman.
MAIDEN, noun. A racehorse without any victory ('virgin record').
MAIDEN, noun. (historical) A Scottish counterpart of the guillotine.
MAIDEN, noun. (cricket) A maiden over.
MAIDEN, noun. (obsolete) A machine for washing linen.
MAIDEN, noun. (Wicca) Alternative form of Maiden
MAIDEN, adjective. Virgin.
MAIDEN, adjective. (of a female, human or animal) Without offspring.
MAIDEN, adjective. Like or befitting a (young, unmarried) maiden.
MAIDEN, adjective. (figuratively) Being a first occurrence or event.
MAIDEN, adjective. (cricket) Being an over in which no runs are scored.
MAIDEN, adjective. Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.
MAIDEN, adjective. Of a fortress, never having been captured or violated.
MAIDEN, noun. (Wicca) One of the triune goddesses of the Lady in Wicca alongside the Crone and Mother representing a girl or a young woman
MAIDEN FLIGHT, noun. The first flight of an airplane or other airborne vehicle, usually used to test or demonstrate the functions of the systems.
MAIDEN FLIGHTS, noun. Plural of maiden flight
MAIDEN GRASS, noun. Miscanthus sinensis, an Asian herbaceous perennial grass with purplish flowers.
MAIDEN NAME, noun. A married woman's original last name; her name when she was a maiden.
MAIDEN NAMES, noun. Plural of maiden name
MAIDEN OF HONOR, noun. An unmarried woman who assists the bride at a wedding.
MAIDEN OF HONOR, noun. A girl who assists the bride at a wedding.
MAIDEN OVER, noun. (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored
MAIDEN OVERS, noun. Plural of maiden over
MAIDEN PLUM, noun. A West Indian tree, Comocladia integrifolia, with purplish drupes. The sap of the tree is glutinous, and gives a persistent black stain.
MAIDEN VOYAGE, noun. (nautical) The first trip of a vessel in its intended duty.
MAIDEN VOYAGES, noun. Plural of maiden voyage

Dictionary definition

MAIDEN, noun. An unmarried girl (especially a virgin).
MAIDEN, noun. (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored.
MAIDEN, adjective. Serving to set in motion; "the magazine's inaugural issue"; "the initiative phase in the negotiations"; "an initiatory step toward a treaty"; "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner's maiden voyage".

Wise words

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