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Noun: maiden  mey-d(u)n
  1. (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored
    - maiden over
     
  2. [archaic] An unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
    - maid
Adjective: maiden  mey-d(u)n
  1. Serving to set in motion
    "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner's maiden voyage";
    - inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first
     
  2. In a state of sexual virginity
    - pure, vestal, virgin, virginal, virtuous
     
  3. Being the first occurrence or first event of some type
    "the ship's maiden voyage"
     
  4. Fresh, new, unused
     
  5. Of an older unmarried woman
     
  6. (of a tree or other plant) young and not trained or pruned
    "Most of our bare-root fruit trees are supplied as 1-year old maidens"

Derived forms: maidens

See also: chaste, opening

Type of: fille, girl, miss, missy, over, young lady, young woman

Encyclopedia: Maiden, NC