Definitions for maidenhoodˈmeɪd nˌhʊd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

maid•en•hoodˈmeɪd nˌhʊd(n.)

  1. the state or time of being a maiden or virgin.

Origin of maidenhood:

bef. 900

Princeton's WordNet

  1. girlhood, maidenhood, maidhood(noun)

    the childhood of a girl


  1. maidenhood(Noun)

    The condition of being a maiden; the time when one is a maiden or young girl.

  2. maidenhood(Noun)

    The state of an unwed female; virginity.

  3. maidenhood(Noun)

    The maidenhead.

  4. maidenhood(Noun)

    Freshness; newness.

  5. Origin: From maydenhode, meidenhod, maȝdenhad, from mægdenhad, corresponding to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maidenhood(noun)

    the state of being a maid or a virgin; virginity

  2. Maidenhood(noun)

    newness; freshness; uncontaminated state


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