What is the meaning of maiden?

noun

  • An unmarried girl (especially a virgin.
  • Cricket) an over in which no runs are scored.

adjective

  • Serving to set in motion.
    • usage: "the magazine's inaugural issue"; "the initiative phase in the negotiations"; "an initiatory step toward a treaty"; "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner's maiden voyage"
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APAWordNet. (2010). maiden. Retrieved January 16, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/maiden/definitions/1177986
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HarvardWordNet 2010, maiden, Smart Define, viewed 16 January, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/maiden/definitions/1177986>.
MLAWordNet. "maiden" 23 October 2010. Web. 16 January 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/maiden/definitions/1177986>
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