maiden over

  1. Cricket. an over in which no runs are made.

Origin of maiden over

First recorded in 1850–55

Words Nearby maiden over Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use maiden over in a sentence

  • Just as the priest was about to push the maiden over the rocks into the roaring sea, Tokoyo sprang up and held the maiden's arm.

    Myths & Legends of Japan | F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis

British Dictionary definitions for maiden over

maiden over

  1. cricket an over in which no runs are scored

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