Maidhood
Maidhood Maid"hood, n. [AS. m[ae]g[eth]h[=a]d. See {Maid}, and {-hood}.] Maidenhood. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • maidhood — noun Date: before 12th century maidenhood …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • maidhood — /mayd hood /, n. maidenhood. [bef. 900; ME; OE maegthhade, equiv. to maegth (see MAIDEN) + hade HOOD] * * * …   Universalium

  • maidhood — noun Maidenhood …   Wiktionary

  • maidhood — maid·hood …   English syllables

  • maidhood — noun the childhood of a girl • Syn: ↑girlhood, ↑maidenhood • Derivationally related forms: ↑maid, ↑maiden (for: ↑maidenhood), ↑girl ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • old maidhood — noun : the status or condition of being an old maid …   Useful english dictionary

  • old-maidhood — old maidˈhood or old maidˈism noun • • • Main Entry: ↑old …   Useful english dictionary

  • girlhood — noun the childhood of a girl • Syn: ↑maidenhood, ↑maidhood • Derivationally related forms: ↑maid (for: ↑maidhood), ↑maiden (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • maidenhood — noun the childhood of a girl • Syn: ↑girlhood, ↑maidhood • Derivationally related forms: ↑maid (for: ↑maidhood), ↑maiden, ↑girl (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • maidenhood — /mayd n hood /, n. the state or time of being a maiden or virgin. Also called maidhood. [bef. 900; ME; OE maegdenhad. See MAIDEN, HOOD] * * * …   Universalium

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