A young person of the unfair sex addicted to clewless conduct and views that madden to crime. The genus has a wide geographical distribution, being found wherever sought and deplored wherever found. The maiden is not altogether unpleasing to the eye, nor (without her piano and her views) insupportable to the ear, though in respect to comeliness distinctly inferior to the rainbow, and, with regard to the part of her that is audible, bleating out of the field by the canary -- which, also, is more portable. A lovelorn maiden she sat and sang -- This quaint, sweet song sang she; "It's O for a youth with a football bang And a muscle fair to see! The Captain he Of a team to be! On the gridiron he shall shine, A monarch by right divine, And never to roast on it -- me!" Opoline Jones
Never having been married; not having had sexual intercourse; virgin; -- said usually of the woman, but sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt.
Used of a fortress, signifying that it has never been captured, or violated.
Division open to a rider (or horse) who has not won a blue ribbon at specified shows.
The spirit of the wild, untamed feminine; the young Goddess. The strong, free Goddess. Sometimes the Waxing Crescent Goddess.
In a coven, the Assistant High Priestess for ritual purposes, who may or may not be the High Priestess's deputy in leadership. In earlier times, the title of Maiden was sometimes applied to the leader whom we would now call the High Priestess.
(1) An appointment held by one of the women of the coven; a female assistant to a High Priestess. (2) Term used to describe the first of the aspects of the Threefold Goddess Energies (Maiden, Mother, and Crone); traditionally associated with the Waxing Moon, and the period from Imbolc (Candlemas) to Beltane (May eve) where the energies are those of initiating, beginning, and creation.
In Wicca this term is frequently used to refer to the first aspect of the Triple Goddess. Also used in reference to the waxing moon. In some traditions, the Assistant High Priestess of the coven.
(cricket) an over in which no runs are scored
an over in which the bowler does not allow any runs
An over where no runs that are attributable to the bowler are scored (byes or leg-byes may be scored in this over, though, as these don't count against the bowler)
When an over is bowled and no runs are scored from it. Rumoured to take its name from a beautiful woman, who 'bowled' over a young cricketer.
An unmarried woman; a girl or woman who has not experienced sexual intercourse; a virgin; a maid.
Of or pertaining to a maiden, or to maidens; suitable to, or characteristic of, a virgin; as, maiden innocence.
Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.
an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)