Maid´en   Pronunciation: mād´'n
n.1.An unmarried woman; a girl or woman who has not experienced sexual intercourse; a virgin; a maid.
A maiden of our century, yet most meek.
- Tennyson.
2.A female servant.
3.An instrument resembling the guillotine, formerly used in Scotland for beheading criminals.
4.A machine for washing linen.
a.1.Of or pertaining to a maiden, or to maidens; suitable to, or characteristic of, a virgin; as, maiden innocence.
Have you no modesty, no maiden shame ?
- Shak.
2.Never having been married; not having had sexual intercourse; virgin; - said usually of the woman, but sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt.
3.Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.
4.Used of a fortress, signifying that it has never been captured, or violated.
Maiden assize
(Eng. Law) an assize which there is no criminal prosecution; an assize which is unpolluted with blood. It was usual, at such an assize, for the sheriff to present the judge with a pair of white gloves.
Maiden name
the surname of a woman before her marriage.
- Smart.
Maiden pink
(Bot.) See under Pink.
Maiden plum
(Bot.) a West Indian tree (Comocladia integrifolia) with purplish drupes. The sap of the tree is glutinous, and gives a persistent black stain.
Maiden speech
the first speech made by a person, esp. by a new member in a public body.
Maiden tower
the tower most capable of resisting an enemy.
maiden voyage
the first regular service voyage of a ship.
v. t.1.To act coyly like a maiden; - with it as an indefinite object.
Maiden grass
the smaller quaking grass.
Maiden tree
See Ginkgo.
Noun1.Maidenmaiden - an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)
Synonyms: maid
2.maiden - (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored
Synonyms: maiden over
Adj.1.maiden - 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"

MAIDEN. The name of an instrument formerly used in Scotland for beheading criminals.

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