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English[]

Pronunciation[]

  • Rhymes: -eɪdən

Etymology[]

Old English mæġden, diminutive of mæġeþ, cognate with Dutch maagd 'virgin', Old High German magad 'maiden' (modern German Magd 'virgin'), Old Irish mug 'slave'

Noun[]

Singular
Maiden

Plural
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Maiden ({{{1}}})

  1. A girl or an unmarried young woman, often used poetically
  2. A female virgin
    She's unmarried and still a maiden.
  3. A race horse without any victory ('virgin record')
  4. A Scottish counterpart of the guillotine
  5. Template:Cricket a maiden over

Derived terms[]

  • maidenhair
  • maidenhead
  • maidenhood
  • maidenly, maidenliness
  • maiden flight
  • maiden voyage
  • maiden name
  • maiden of honor
  • iron maiden

Related terms[]

Synonyms[]

  • (unmarried (young) female) bachelorette

Translations[]

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Adjective[]

Maiden (not comparable)

Positive
Maiden

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. virgin
  2. (about a female, human or animal) without offspring
  3. like/ fitting a (young, unmarried) maiden
  4. (figuratively) describing a first occurrence or event
    The Titanic sank on its maiden voyage.
  5. Template:Cricket describing an over in which no runs are scored

Synonyms[]

Translations[]

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Anagrams[]

  • adeimn,
  • aidmen
  • Damien
  • demain
  • median, Median
  • medina, Medina
  • meidan

Finnish[]

Alternative forms[]

  • maitten

Noun[]

maiden

  1. Genitive plural form of maa.

ang:maiden de:maiden et:maiden fr:maiden ko:maiden io:maiden it:maiden hu:maiden ml:maiden ja:maiden oc:maiden fi:maiden ta:maiden te:maiden vi:maiden zh:maiden

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