[meyd-n-hed] /ˈmeɪd nˌhɛd/
a nontechnical word for the hymen
a town in S England, in Windsor and Maidenhead unitary authority, Berkshire, on the River Thames. Pop: 58 848 (2001)
c.1200, from maiden (n.) + -head (see godhead). Cf. also maidehede (c.1200) “celibacy, virginity” (of men or women).
maidenhead maid·en·head (mād’n-hěd’)
[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.
[meyd-n-lee] /ˈmeɪd n li/ adjective 1. pertaining to, characteristic of, or befitting a : a maidenly blush. /ˈmeɪdənlɪ/ adjective 1. of or befitting a maiden adj. mid-15c., from maiden (n.) + -ly (1).
noun 1. a woman’s surname before her marriage. noun 1. a woman’s surname before marriage
noun 1. Cricket. an over in which no runs are made. noun 1. (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored