Maid vs. Maiden

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  • Maid (noun)

    A girl or an unmarried young woman; maiden.

  • Maid (noun)

    A female servant or cleaner (short for maidservant).

  • Maid (noun)

    A virgin, now female but originally one of either gender.

  • Maiden (noun)

    A girl or an unmarried young woman.

  • Maiden (noun)

    A female virgin.

    “She’s unmarried and still a maiden.”

  • Maiden (noun)

    A man with no experience of sex, especially because of deliberate abstention.

  • Maiden (noun)

    A maidservant.

  • Maiden (noun)

    A clothes maiden.

  • Maiden (noun)

    An unmarried woman, especially an older woman.

  • Maiden (noun)

    A racehorse without any victory, i.e. one having a “virgin record”.

  • Maiden (noun)

    A horse race in which all starters are maidens.

  • Maiden (noun)

    A Scottish counterpart of the guillotine.

  • Maiden (noun)

    A maiden over.

  • Maiden (noun)

    A machine for washing linen.

  • Maiden (adjective)

    Virgin.

  • Maiden (adjective)

    Without offspring.

  • Maiden (adjective)

    Like or befitting a (young, unmarried) maiden.

  • Maiden (adjective)

    Being a first occurrence or event.

    “The Titanic sank on its maiden voyage.”

    “After Edmund Burke’s maiden speech, William Pitt the Elder said Burke had “spoken in such a manner as to stop the mouths of all Europe” and that the Commons should congratulate itself on acquiring such a member.”

  • Maiden (adjective)

    Being an over in which no runs are scored.

  • Maiden (adjective)

    Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.

  • Maiden (adjective)

    Never having been captured or violated.

  • Maiden (adjective)

    Grown from seed and never pruned

Wiktionary
  • Maid (noun)

    a female domestic servant

    “Mary eventually managed to find a job as a maid”

  • Maid (noun)

    an unmarried girl or young woman.

  • Maid (noun)

    a virgin.

Oxford Dictionary

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