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meanings of maiden


  1. A girl or an unmarried young woman.
  2. A machine for washing linen.
  3. Alternative form of Maiden.
  4. A maidservant.
  5. A maiden over.
  6. A man with no experience of sex, especially because of deliberate abstention.
  7. A Scottish counterpart of the guillotine.
  8. A horse race in which all starters are maidens.
  9. A clothes maiden.
  10. An unmarried woman, especially an older woman.
  11. One of the triune goddesses of the Lady in Wicca alongside the Crone and Mother representing a girl or a young woman.
  12. A racehorse without any victory, i.e. one having a "virgin record".
  13. A female virgin.


  1. Being an over in which no runs are scored.
  2. Being a first occurrence or event.
  3. Grown from seed and never pruned.
  4. Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.
  5. Never having been captured or violated.
  6. Like or befitting a (young, unmarried) maiden.
  7. Virgin.
  8. Without offspring.


  1. A surname​.
  2. Iron Maiden, a heavy metal band from England.

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