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maiden

noun [C] uk   /ˈmeɪ.dən/ us  

maiden noun [C] (WOMAN)

literary a girl or young woman: In the story, the prince woos and wins the fair maiden.

maiden noun [C] (CRICKET)

(also maiden over) an over in cricket in which no runs are scored

maiden

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈmeɪ.dən/ us  
of or about the first of its type: The Titanic sank on her maiden voyage.
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