Definition of Maidens

1. Noun. (plural of Maiden) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of maiden) ¹

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Definition of Maidens

1. maiden [n] - See also: maiden

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maidens

maidenhair
maidenhair berry
maidenhair fern
maidenhair spleenwort
maidenhair tree
maidenhairs
maidenhead
maidenheads
maidenhood
maidenhoods
maidenlike
maidenliness
maidenlinesses
maidenly
maidenry
maidens (current term)
maidenship
maidenships
maides
maidhood
maidhoods
maiding
maidish
maidism
maidisms
maidkin
maidless
maidlier
maidliest
maidlike

Literary usage of Maidens

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"The cowslip in the zun, The thyme upon the down do grow, The clote where streams do run; An' where do pretty maidens grow An' blow, but where the tow'r Do ..."

2. The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Thomas Humphry Ward (1918)
"... The clote where streams do run; An' where do pretty maidens grow An' blow, but where the tow'r Do rise among the bricken tuns, ..."

3. Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble by Thomas Malory, William Caxton (1903)
"CHAPTER XII How Galahad and Per civ ale found in a castle many tombs of maidens that had bled to death. Now saith the story that all night Galahad and ..."

4. Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, &c. by Samuel Carter Hall (1843)
"the maidens,"—the syrens of this rugged coast—where many a brave vessel has gone down *. The Town of Glenarm, the seat of the Antrim family, is beautifully ..."

5. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1902)
"... maidens. And as, from the famous quarrel scene in Homer downwards, the eyes were always, in Greek literature, the seat of modesty or of impudence, ..."

6. Positions by Richard Mulcaster, Robert Hebert Quick (1888)
"THAT BOTH YOUNG BOYES, AND YOUNG maidens ARE TO BE PUT TO LEARNE. ... But young maidens must giue me leaue to speake of boyes first: ..."

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