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maidenhood Explained

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

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

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

Maidenhood \Maid"en*hood\, n. [AS. m[ae]gdenh[=a]d. See {Maid},
and {-hood}.]
1. The state of being a maid or a virgin; virginity. --Shak.

2. Newness; freshness; uncontaminated state.

The maidenhood Of thy fight. --Shak.

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

maidenhood
n : the childhood of a girl [syn: {girlhood}, {maidhood}]

maidenhood at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » enm Inter: term » maydenhode|lang=enm, Inter: term » meidenhod|lang=enm, Inter: term » maȝdenhad|lang=enm, from Inter: etyl » ang Inter: term » mægdenhad|mæġdenhād|maidenhood|lang=ang, corresponding to Inter: suffix » maiden|hood.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈmeɪd(ə)nhʊd/

Noun

Inter: en-noun » s|-
  • Inter: uncountabl » e The condition of being a maiden; the time when one is a maiden or young girl.
    1. 1485, Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book XI:
    2. : I have gyven the the grettyst ryches and the fayryst floure that ever I had, and that is my maydynhode that I shall never have agayne – and therefore, jantyll knyght, owghe me youre good wyll.
    3. The state of an unwed female; virginity.
    4. Inter: countabl » e The maidenhead.
    5. Freshness; newness.

      Synonyms

      * maidhood

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » condition of being maiden

  • Breton: gwerc'hted
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|maagdelijkheid
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|neitsyys
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|virginité
  • German: Jungfrauheid

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Latin: Inter: t- » la|virginitas|f|alt=virginitās
    • Manx: Inter: t- » gv|moidynys|f
    • Scottish Gaelic: òigheachd {{f}}, maighdeannas {{m}}
    • Welsh: gwyryfdod {{m}}, morwyndod {{m}}


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » maidenhead
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|neitsyys, Inter: t- » fi|immenkalvo
    • Manx: Inter: t- » gv|moidynys|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Scottish Gaelic: maighdeannas {{m}}
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|virginidad

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: io » maidenhood
    Translation: ta » maidenhood
    Translation: vi » maidenhood
    Translation: zh » maidenhood