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Definition of Maidless
1. without a main [adj]
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Literary usage of Maidless
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"What, how, man ! are brave archers to go maidless while an old man uses one as a walking-staff?" " Come with me, my honey-bird!" cried a third, plucking at ..."
2. Through Cities and Prairie Lands: Sketches of an American Tour by Duffus Hardy (1881)
"she shall be maidless ever after. In spite, however, of this trifling drawback to domestic bliss, many ladies are brave enough to face the difficulties, ..."
3. The Earthquake by Arthur Cheney Train, Charles Scribner's Sons (1918)
"... and maidless as well. With her agreeable bank balance she may be willing to continue to pay ..."
4. The Mary Dawson game book: a manual of original games and guessing contests by Mary Dawson (1916)
"DINNER TABLE GAMES A hostess who was to serve luncheon herself, the household being a maidless one, invented the clever idea of Digestive Tablets. ..."
5. Argosy All-story Weekly edited by Frank Andrew Munsey (1900)
"They go away alone, manless and maidless, the better to prepare for the ordeal of their return; and that preparation is perfect. Not a thing is forgotten. ..."
6. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1915)
"Come down, then, to your own domestic methods and let us reason together concerning them: Beginning with the maidless Household, do you ever take account of ..."