◄ Virginal ►

1. (a.) Of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly.

2. (n.) An instrument somewhat resembling the spinet, but having a rectangular form, like the small piano. It had strings and keys, but only one wire to a note. The instrument was used in the sixteenth century, but is now wholly obsolete. It was sometimes called a pair of virginals.

3. (v. i.) To play with the fingers, as if on a virginal; to tap or pat.

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