Definition of Maidenhairs

1. Noun. (plural of maidenhair) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maidenhairs

1. maidenhair [n] - See also: maidenhair

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maidenhairs

maiden flight
maiden flights
maiden name
maiden names
maiden of honor
maiden over
maiden overs
maiden pink
maiden voyage
maiden voyages
maidenhair
maidenhair berry
maidenhair fern
maidenhair spleenwort
maidenhair tree
maidenhairs (current term)
maidenhead
maidenheads
maidenhood
maidenhoods
maidenlike
maidenliness
maidenlinesses
maidenly
maidenry
maidens
maidenship
maidenships
maides
maidhood

Literary usage of Maidenhairs

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1. Gardening in Egypt: A Handbook of Gardening for Lower Egypt by Walter Draper (1895)
"... compost and leaving an inch or two below the rim of the pot to hold the water, but keep the fronds as dry as possible. All maidenhairs in the autumn, ..."

2. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1883)
"... and their venation is almost always pinnate ; the only ferns that vary much from the central type being some like the maidenhairs, which are tufty and ..."

3. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1872)
"Not only may it be parted with great facility, but, after a time, on the surface of other pots in your window yon will see little seedling maidenhairs come ..."

4. The Metropolitan (1839)
"... and maidenhairs—no, hut with the softest harmonising tinte of lichens and close-creeping mosses. The doorway into the .tower (as is usual in all perfect ..."

5. Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Natural History, Husbandry, and Physick: To by Benjamin Stillingfleet (1775)
"... after which the golden maidenhairs fill the vacant places. Mountains, hills, vallies, and all the inequalities of the earth, though ibme think they take ..."

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