Maidenhood



[meyd-n-hoo d] /ˈmeɪd nˌhʊd/

noun
1.
the state or time of being a or virgin.
/ˈmeɪdənˌhʊd/
noun
1.
the time during which a woman is a maiden or a virgin
2.
the condition of being a maiden or virgin
n.

Old English mægdenhad “maidenhood;” see maiden (n.) + -hood.

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