Definition of Maidenhood

1. Noun. The childhood of a girl.

Exact synonyms: Girlhood, Maidhood
Generic synonyms: Childhood
Derivative terms: Girl, Girl, Maiden, Maid



Definition of Maidenhood

1. n. The state of being a maid or a virgin; virginity.

Definition of Maidenhood

1. Noun. The condition of being a maiden; the time when one is a maiden or young girl. ¹

2. Noun. The state of an unwed female; virginity. ¹

3. Noun. The maidenhead. ¹

4. Noun. Freshness; newness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Maidenhood

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maidenhood

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
maidenhead
maidenheads
maidenhood (current term)
maidenhoods
maidenlike
maidenliness
maidenlinesses
maidenly
maidenry
maidens
maidenship
maidenships
maides
maidhood
maidhoods
maiding
maidish

Literary usage of Maidenhood

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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
""maidenhood" is a delicate, delicious, soft, hazy composition. "God's- Acre" is a very striking thought. Then, the hexameters. I do not like this measure in ..."

2. The History of American Sculpture by Lorado Taft (1903)
"... the " Rose Maiden," and again in the more recent " maidenhood." The first ( of these, which is shut from public view in a mortuary vault at Muscatine, ..."

3. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"I think the last two pieces [" maidenhood " and " Excelsior "1 the best, — perhaps as good as anything I hare written.' (Life. rol. i, p. 109. ..."

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