- Consisting of virgins.
Nor was there one of all the nymphs that rov'd
O'er Mænalus, amid the maiden throng
More favour'd once. Addison's Ovid's Metamorph.
- Fresh; new; unused; unpolluted.
He fleshed his maiden sword. Shakespeare.
When I am dead, strew me o'er
With maiden flowers, that all the world may know
I was a chaste wife to my grave. Shakesp. Henry VIII.
By this maiden blossom in my hand
I scorn thee and thy fashion. Shakesp. Henry VI.