Definitions for maidenˈmeɪd n

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

maid•enˈmeɪd n(n.)

  1. a girl or young unmarried woman; maid.

  2. a horse that has never won a race.

  3. an instrument resembling the guillotine, formerly used in Scotland.

  4. (adj.)of, pertaining to, or befitting a maiden.

  5. unmarried: virgin.

    a maiden aunt.

  6. first:

    a maiden flight.

  7. (of a horse) never having won a race.

Origin of maiden:

bef. 1000; ME; OE mægden=mægd (e. OHG magad), +-en -en5 maghu-

Princeton's WordNet

  1. maid, maiden(noun)

    an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)

  2. maiden over, maiden(adj)

    (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored

  3. inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first, maiden(adj)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. maiden(Noun)

    A girl or an unmarried young woman.

  2. maiden(Noun)

    A female virgin.

    She's unmarried and still a maiden.

  3. maiden(Noun)

    A man with no experience of sex, especially because of deliberate abstention.

  4. maiden(Noun)

    A maidservant.

  5. maiden(Noun)

    An unmarried woman, especially an older woman.

  6. maiden(Noun)

    A race horse without any victory ('virgin record').

  7. maiden(Noun)

    A Scottish counterpart of the guillotine.

  8. maiden(Noun)

    A maiden over.

  9. maiden(Adjective)

    virgin

  10. maiden(Adjective)

    (about a female, human or animal) without offspring

  11. maiden(Adjective)

    like/ fitting a (young, unmarried) maiden

  12. maiden(Adjective)

    describing a first occurrence or event

    The Titanic sank on its maiden voyage.

  13. maiden(Adjective)

    describing an over in which no runs are scored

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maiden(noun)

    an unmarried woman; a girl or woman who has not experienced sexual intercourse; a virgin; a maid

  2. Maiden(noun)

    a female servant

  3. Maiden(noun)

    an instrument resembling the guillotine, formerly used in Scotland for beheading criminals

  4. Maiden(noun)

    a machine for washing linen

  5. Maiden(adj)

    of or pertaining to a maiden, or to maidens; suitable to, or characteristic of, a virgin; as, maiden innocence

  6. Maiden(adj)

    never having been married; not having had sexual intercourse; virgin; -- said usually of the woman, but sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt

  7. Maiden(adj)

    fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused

  8. Maiden(adj)

    used of a fortress, signifying that it has never been captured, or violated

  9. Maiden(verb)

    to act coyly like a maiden; -- with it as an indefinite object

Freebase

  1. Maiden

    Maiden is a town in Catawba and Lincoln counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Maiden is known as "The Biggest Little Football Town in the World". The population was 3,327 at the 2010 census. Maiden is also known for being home to Apple's "Cloud" Data Center, covering 500,000 square feet, that stores information that can be sent/received through iCloud. In May 2012, Apple announced it would generate 60 percent of the Maiden facility’s power itself, through a large deployment of fuel cells at the site and a 100-acre solar farm, with an additional 150-acre site, two miles away. The Catawba County portion of Maiden is part of the Hickory–Lenoir–Morganton Metropolitan Statistical Area, while the Lincoln County portion is part of the Lincolnton Micropolitan Statistical Area.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

maiden(noun)

a (young) unmarried woman

the village maidens.

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