maidenhead

noun maid·en·head \ ˈmā-dᵊn-ˌhed \

Definition of maidenhead

1 : the quality or state of being a maiden : virginity
2 : hymen

Origin and Etymology of maidenhead

Middle English maidenhed, from maiden + -hed -hood; akin to Middle English -hod -hood


Maidenhead

geographical name Maid·en·head \ ˈmā-dᵊn-ˌhed \

Definition of Maidenhead

town in Berkshire, southern England, on the Thames River west of London population 63,500

MAIDENHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

maidenhead

noun

Definition of maidenhead for English Language Learners

  • of a woman : the state of being a virgin


Medical Dictionary

maidenhead

noun maid·en·head \ ˈmād-ᵊn-ˌhed \

medical Definition of maidenhead

: hymen

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