Definition of 'maiden'
Example sentences containing 'maiden'
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No wonder young gels and maiden aunts were prone to fainting back in the day. The Sun (2016)Remember that the pleasures of married life will be anything but pleasures to the young maiden you have taken for your wife. The Sun (2016)Meanwhile, another new ship's maiden voyage has been announced. The Sun (2017)But it's a race against time to finish the build, as its maiden voyage is sold out. The Sun (2016)IF you are considering setting sail for your maiden voyage, take the time to ensure you choose the right cruise for you. The Sun (2017)It takes its maiden flight next month and is scheduled to hit the showrooms by next year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She talked a good game in her maiden speech. The Sun (2016)It might be an idea to leave your dear old maiden aunt behind. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And what a place for my maiden flight. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is the very definition of chivalry, with its valiant knights and adoring maidens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She admits it was a special maiden Test century. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He only won a maiden race 15 days ago. The Sun (2015)To the right of the princess stands a group of country maidens, with knights and other residents filling in the rest of the scene. Christianity Today (2000)The ship, which began its maiden voyage this month, is an engineering marvel. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The maiden voyage sold out in 29 minutes and 14 seconds. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He's given me 24 hours to find the most beautiful maiden in the land and marry her. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What a way for the England batsman to reach his maiden Test century in only his second match. The Sun (2014)The king had promised that he who would venture should have his daughter to wife, and she was the most beautiful maiden the sun shone on. Fairy Tales (1812)He has, after all, got a very big ship to fill for its maiden trip in three months from now. Times, Sunday Times (2009)When the young maidens come from being examined by the clergyman, or go to church to be confirmed, there he is again close behind them. Andersen's Fairy Tales (1874)
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Translations for 'maiden'
British English: maiden NOUN
A maiden is a young girl or woman.
...stories of noble princes and their brave deeds on behalf of beautiful maidens.
British English: maiden ADJECTIVE
The maiden voyage or flight of a ship or aircraft is the first official journey that it makes.
The ship sank on her maiden voyage.
Definition of maiden from the Collins English Dictionary
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