Origin of maiden
Examples from the Web for maiden
People might be surprised that during that period “Maiden Voyage,” one of your most well-loved standards, began as a TV jingle.
She continued to go by the surname Wilhelm, but Bill took her maiden name as a tribute to her.
The Federal Reserve created Maiden Lane to smooth the way for the deal.Let’s All Stop Feeling Sorry for JPMorgan Chase Having to Pay Billions|Daniel Gross|October 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
On top of that, he's using Skyler's maiden name on his fake ID.Walt Kills Skyler? What’s with the Color Green? Craziest ‘Breaking Bad’ Theories|Marlow Stern|August 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Bear and the Maiden Fair, The”: A traditional, if exceedingly ribald, song that is quite popular throughout Westeros.
In a moment a young man appears ghost-like at the maiden's side.Indian Boyhood|[AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
It was to be the scene of her one great act in life; the spot she was entering as a maiden and would leave as a wife.The Mystery of the Hasty Arrow|Anna Katharine Green
She speedily obeyed the instructions of her father, and endured to rear a race of adders with her maiden hands.The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
The maiden listened attentively and wondered in herself whether what he said was true.The Crimson Fairy Book|Various
Here the Assassin prince became enamoured of a Mongol maiden of the very lowest class.Secret Societies of the Middle Ages|Thomas Keightley
British Dictionary definitions for maiden
- a young unmarried girl, esp when a virgin
- (as modifier)a maiden blush
- a horse that has never won a race
- (as modifier)a maiden race