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Origin of maiden
OTHER WORDS FROM maidenmaid·en·ish, adjectivemaid·en·ship, noun
Words nearby maiden
Example sentences 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