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Definition of maiden:

  1. A female servant.
  2. A machine for washing linen.
  3. An instrument resembling the guillotine, formerly used in Scotland for beheading criminals.
  4. An unmarried woman; a girl or woman who has not experienced sexual intercourse; a virgin; a maid.
  5. Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.
  6. Never having been married; not having had sexual intercourse; virgin; - said usually of the woman, but sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt.
  7. Of or pertaining to a maiden, or to maidens; suitable to, or characteristic of, a virgin; as, maiden innocence.
  8. To act coyly like a maiden; - with it as an indefinite object.
  9. Used of a fortress, signifying that it has never been captured, or violated.


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