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English → English (gcide) Definition: Maiden tower Maiden \Maid"en\, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a maiden, or to maidens; suitable to, or characteristic of, a virgin; as, maiden innocence. “Amid the maiden throng.” --Addison. [1913 Webster] Have you no modesty, no maiden shame ? --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Never having been married; not having had sexual intercourse; virgin; -- said usually of the woman, but sometimes of the man; as, a maiden aunt. “A surprising old maiden lady.” --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 3. Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused. “Maiden flowers.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] Full bravely hast thou fleshed Thy maiden sword. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Used of a fortress, signifying that it has never been captured, or violated. -- T. Warton. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] Maiden assize (Eng. Law), an assize which there is no criminal prosecution; an assize which is unpolluted with blood. It was usual, at such an assize, for the sheriff to present the judge with a pair of white gloves. --Smart. Maiden name, the surname of a woman before her marriage. Maiden pink. (Bot.) See under Pink. Maiden plum (Bot.), a West Indian tree (Comocladia integrifolia ) with purplish drupes. The sap of the tree is glutinous, and gives a persistent black stain. Maiden speech, the first speech made by a person, esp. by a new member in a public body. Maiden tower, the tower most capable of resisting an enemy. maiden voyage the first regular service voyage of a ship. [1913 Webster]

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