- Of a fortress, never having been captured or violated.
- Like or befitting a (young, unmarried) maiden.
- Fresh; innocent; unpolluted; pure; hitherto unused.
- (of a female, human or animal) Without offspring.
- (cricket) Being an over in which no runs are scored.
- (figuratively) Being a first occurrence or event.
"The Titanic sank on its maiden voyage.After Edmund Burke's maiden speech, William Pitt the Elder said Burke had "spoken in such a manner as to stop the mouths of all Europe" and that the Commons should congratulate itself on acquiring such a member."
- (now chiefly literary) A girl or an unmarried young woman.
- A maidservant.
- (historical) A Scottish counterpart of the guillotine.
- (Wicca) Alternative form of Maiden
- (obsolete, dialectal) A man with no experience of sex, especially because of deliberate abstention.
- A racehorse without any victory ('virgin record').
- (obsolete) A machine for washing linen.
- A female virgin.
"She's unmarried and still a maiden."
- (now rare) An unmarried woman, especially an older woman.
- (cricket) A maiden over.