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[meyd-n-hoo d] /ˈmeɪd nˌhʊd/

the state or time of being a or virgin.
the time during which a woman is a maiden or a virgin
the condition of being a maiden or virgin

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


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