maiden over
maiden over maiden over n. (cricket) An over in which no runs are scored. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • maiden over — noun (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored • Syn: ↑maiden • Topics: ↑cricket • Hypernyms: ↑over …   Useful english dictionary

  • maiden over — Cricket. an over in which no runs are made. Also called maiden. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • maiden over — noun an over in which no runs are scored …   Wiktionary

  • maiden over — /meɪdn ˈoʊvə/ (say maydn ohvuh) noun (in cricket) an over in which no runs are made …   Australian English dictionary

  • Maiden (disambiguation) — Maiden or Maidens may refer to: A female virgin; see virginity Maiden name, the family name carried by a woman before marriage; see married and maiden names Maiden, the first of the three aspects of the Triple Goddess (Neopaganism) Maiden,… …   Wikipedia

  • maiden — [mād′ n] n. [ME < OE mægden, dim. < base of mægeth, maid, virgin, akin to Goth magaths, OHG magad < IE base * maghu , youngster, unmarried > OIr macc, son, MAC ] 1. Now Rare a) a girl or young unmarried woman b) a virgin 2. a race… …   English World dictionary

  • maiden — ► NOUN 1) archaic or literary a girl or young woman. 2) archaic or literary a virgin. 3) (also maiden over) Cricket an over in which no runs are scored. ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of an older woman) unmarried. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • Maiden — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. En anglais maiden ou maidens peut signifier : Une femme vierge Maiden name, le nom de jeune fille Diverses expressions où maiden implique au sens… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • maiden — n. 1 a archaic or poet. a girl; a young unmarried woman. b (attrib.) unmarried (maiden aunt). 2 Cricket = maiden over. 3 (attrib.) (of a female animal) unmated. 4 (often attrib.) a a horse that has never won a race. b a race open only to such… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Over (cricket) — In the sport of cricket, an over is a set of six consecutive balls bowled in succession. An over is normally bowled by a single bowler. However, in the event of injury preventing a bowler from completing an over, it is completed by a teammate. An …   Wikipedia

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