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English definition of “maiden”

maiden

noun [C]  /ˈmeɪ·dən/ (also maid,  /meɪd/) old use us  

maiden noun [C] (WOMAN)

literature a girl or young woman: In the story, the prince woos the fair maiden.

maiden

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈmeɪ·dən/ us  

maiden adjective [not gradable] (FIRST)

(esp. of a trip by a ship or vehicle) first: a maiden voyage/flight
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