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maidenhead Explained

maidenhead at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n old use
1 [U] the state of being a female virgin: virginity//
2 [C] a hymen:

maidenhead at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

50 Moby Thesaurus words for "maidenhead":
Platonic love, abstinence, allantoic membrane, amnion,
amniotic sac, arachnoid membrane, bachelordom, bachelorhood,
bachelorism, bachelorship, basement membrane, boyhood, celibacy,
cherry, childhood, conjuctiva, continence, continency, eardrum,
girlhood, hymen, intactness, maidenhood, membrana serosa,
membrana tympana, membrane, meninges, meninx, misogamy, misogyny,
monachism, monasticism, neurilemma, pellicle, pericardium,
perineurium, pleura, pre-teens, serosa, single blessedness,
single state, singleness, spinsterhood, subteens,
tympanic membrane, tympanum, unwed state, velum, virgin state,
virginity

maidenhead at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Celibacy): celibacy, singleness, bachelorhood, chastity, virginity, maidenhood, maidenhead, bachelor, spinster, maid, maiden, virgin.

maidenhead at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun (old use)
1 the state of being a VIRGIN
2 = HYMEN

Maidenhead at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Maidenhead \Maid"en*head\, n. [See {Maidenhood}.]
1. The state of being a maiden; maidenhood; virginity.
--Shak.

2. The state of being unused or uncontaminated; freshness;
purity. [Obs.]

The maidenhead of their credit. --Sir H.
Wotton.

3. The hymen, or virginal membrane.

maidenhead at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

maidenhead
n : a fold of tissue that partly covers the entrance to the
vagina of a virgin [syn: {hymen}, {virginal membrane}]

maidenhead at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: suffix » maiden|head

Noun

Inter: en-noun » s|-
  • Inter: uncountabl » e Virginity.
    1. 1977, Category: w - :Geoffrey Chaucer|Geoffrey Chaucer, Category: w - :The Canterbury Tales|The Canterbury Tales, Penguin Classics, p. 363:
    2. : My lord, ... / I brought you nothing else it may be said / But faith and nakedness and maidenhead.
    3. Inter: anatom » y The hymen.

      Synonyms

      * (virginity) maidhood, maidenhood

      Related terms

      * maidenliness

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » virginity

  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|maagdelijkheid|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|neitsyys


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » hymen
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|maagdenvlies|n
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|immenkalvo


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|hímen|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • French: virginité


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » maidenhead
    Translation: hu » maidenhead
    Translation: pt » maidenhead
    Translation: ta » maidenhead
    Translation: te » maidenhead
    Translation: vi » maidenhead
    Translation: zh » maidenhead

    Maidenhead at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » maidenhead

    English

    Proper noun

    Inter: wikipedi » a
    Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • a town in Berkshire, England

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