maidenhood maidenhood

Definition(s):

  • (n) the childhood of a girl

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Usage(s):

  1. On learning this I was sorry for the honor and future of these girls who had involuntarily allowed themselves to be led into losing their maidenhood.
  2. The father settles as a tenant-helper on tobacco farms and Ellen's maidenhood is more stable.
  3. Soon all the 25-year-old virgins of Paris, apparently some 50 or 60 strong, go parading in homage to Catherine, patron saint of maidenhood.

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    Freshman Democratic congressman Juan Vargas lost his junketing maidenhood earlier this year on a free trip up the coast to a posh oceanfront resort. Now it's the turn of his newly broken-in staff to hit the road.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: San Diego Reader

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