1. (n.) An unmarried woman; a girl or woman who has not experienced sexual intercourse; a virgin; a maid.

2. (n.) A female servant.

3. (n.) An instrument resembling the guillotine, formerly used in Scotland for beheading criminals.

4. (n.) A machine for washing linen.

5. (a.) of or pertaining to a maiden, or to maidens; suitable to, or characteristic of, a virgin; as, maiden innocence.

6. (a.) Never having been married; not having had sexual intercourse; virgin; -- said usually of the woman, but sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt.

7. (a.) Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.

8. (a.) Used of a fortress, signifying that it has never been captured, or violated.

9. (v. t.) To act coyly like a maiden; -- with it as an indefinite object.

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