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Origin of maiden voyage
Words nearby maiden voyage
Example sentences from the Web for maiden voyage
It used to carry livestock but sailed its final voyage with a hold full of Syrian men, women, and children.
People might be surprised that during that period “Maiden Voyage,” one of your most well-loved standards, began as a TV jingle.
It has now been revealed that Princess Beatrice will not be among those who will ultimately voyage with Virgin Galactic.Princess Beatrice Gives Up Her Virgin Galactic Dream|Tom Sykes|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The turbulent waters caused one of his oars to crack, which—without a motor or a sail—can be severely detrimental to his voyage.Victor Mooney’s Epic Adventure for His Dead Brother|Justin Jones|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The voyage is a new one, certainly for Tambor, but also for Hollywood, in many ways.Jeffrey Tambor Is One Helluva Woman: Inside His Phenomenal Turn in ‘Transparent’|Kevin Fallon|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Roman Pane who accompanied Columbus on his second voyage alludes to another method of using the herb.
Henry Hudson sailed from Gravesend on his first voyage for the discovery of a northwest passage to India.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
I shipped for a voyage to Japan and China, and spent several more years trying to penetrate the forbidden fastnesses of Tibet.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
The exile and the maiden, in short, fell in love with each other, and they mutually vowed never to be parted but by force.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The Swedish boatswain consoled him, and he modified his opinions as the voyage went on.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
British Dictionary definitions for maiden voyage
Idioms and Phrases with maiden voyage
The first experience, as in This tennis tournament is my maiden voyage in statewide competition. This term, originally meaning the first voyage of a ship, was first recorded in 1901, but the use of maiden to signify “the first time” dates from the mid-1500s.