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maiden: very freq. as adj.=(1) virgin 1H6 IV. vii. 38 “Thou youth” ; (2) belonging to or befitting a maiden Tw.N. V. i. 265 “my weeds,” 1H6 II. iv. 47 “this pale and blossom,” V. iv. 52, H8 IV. ii. 170 “strew me over With flowers,” Rom. II. ii. 86 “a blush” ; (3) of a fortress, &c., that has never been taken Lucr. 408; (4) untried in warfare or bloodshed, (hence) innocent, bloodless John IV. ii. 252 “a maiden and an innocent hand,” 1H4 V. iv. 133 “flesh'd Thy sword,” Troil. IV. v. 87 “A battle.”
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