Definitions for maidenˈmeɪd n
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a girl or young unmarried woman; maid.
a horse that has never won a race.
an instrument resembling the guillotine, formerly used in Scotland.
(adj.)of, pertaining to, or befitting a maiden.
a maiden aunt.
a maiden flight.
(of a horse) never having won a race.
Origin of maiden:
bef. 1000; ME; OE mægden=mægd (e. OHG magad), +-en -en5 maghu-
an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
maiden over, maiden(adj)
(cricket) an over in which no runs are scored
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"
A girl or an unmarried young woman.
A female virgin.
She's unmarried and still a maiden.
A man with no experience of sex, especially because of deliberate abstention.
An unmarried woman, especially an older woman.
A race horse without any victory ('virgin record').
A Scottish counterpart of the guillotine.
A maiden over.
(about a female, human or animal) without offspring
like/ fitting a (young, unmarried) maiden
describing a first occurrence or event
The Titanic sank on its maiden voyage.
describing an over in which no runs are scored
an unmarried woman; a girl or woman who has not experienced sexual intercourse; a virgin; a maid
a female servant
an instrument resembling the guillotine, formerly used in Scotland for beheading criminals
a machine for washing linen
of or pertaining to a maiden, or to maidens; suitable to, or characteristic of, a virgin; as, maiden innocence
never having been married; not having had sexual intercourse; virgin; -- said usually of the woman, but sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt
fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused
used of a fortress, signifying that it has never been captured, or violated
to act coyly like a maiden; -- with it as an indefinite object
Translations for maiden
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a (young) unmarried woman
the village maidens.
- فتاه، غادَهArabic
- donzelaPortuguese (BR)
- unverheiratete FrauGerman
- ανύπαντρο κορίτσιGreek
- jeune filleFrench
- अविवाहिता, मेडन बिना रन दिये, प्रथमHindi
- ung ogógift konaIcelandic
- fanciulla; nubileItalian
- jaunava, meiteneLatvian
- belum berkahwinMalay
- ugift jente/kvinneNorwegian
- fată, fecioarăRomanian
- девица, девушкаRussian
- genç kız, bakireTurkish
- 少女Chinese (Trad.)
- نوجوان غیر شادی شدہ لڑکیUrdu
- cô gái chưa chồngVietnamese
- 少女Chinese (Simp.)
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