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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,

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

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

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

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

The maidenhead of their credit. --Sir H.

3. The hymen, or virginal membrane.

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

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:



From Inter: suffix » maiden|head


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.


      * (virginity) maidhood, maidenhood

      Related terms

      * maidenliness


      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


    Proper noun

    Inter: wikipedi » a
    Inter: en-proper nou » n
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