Maidenhead
geographical name town S England in Berkshire on Thames River W of London population 49,038

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Maidenhead — Themsebrücke in Maidenhead …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Maidenhead — Maid en*head, n. [See {Maidenhood}.] 1. The state of being a maiden; maidenhood; virginity. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being unused or uncontaminated; freshness; purity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The maidenhead of their credit. Sir H.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maidenhead — (spr. mĕdenhedd), Stadt (municipal borough) in Berkshire (England), in reizender Gegend an der Themse, oberhalb Windsor, hat mehrere moderne Kirchen, ein Rathaus im Renaissancestil, eine Technische Schule, ein Theater, einen Stadtpark,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Maidenhead — (spr. méhd nhedd), Stadt in der engl. Grafsch. Berkshire, r. an der Themse, (1901) 12.980 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Maidenhead —   [ meɪdnhed], Stadt in der County Berkshire, Südengland, an der Themse, 59 600 Einwohner; Wohnstadt von London und Ausflugsziel.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • maidenhead — (n.) c.1200, from MAIDEN (Cf. maiden) (n.) + head (see GODHEAD (Cf. godhead)). Cf. also maidehede (c.1200) celibacy, virginity (of men or women) …   Etymology dictionary

  • maidenhead — ► NOUN archaic 1) a girl s or woman s virginity. 2) the hymen …   English terms dictionary

  • maidenhead — [mād′ nhed΄] n. 1. Archaic maidenhood; virginity 2. the hymen …   English World dictionary

  • Maidenhead — For other uses, see Maidenhead (disambiguation). Coordinates: 51°31′18″N 0°43′04″W / 51.5217°N 0.7177°W / 51.521 …   Wikipedia

  • Maidenhead — Cet article concerne la ville de Maidenhead. Pour le système de coordonnées, voir Maidenhead Locator System. Maidenhead Le pont sur la Tamise …   Wikipédia en Français

  • maidenhead — /mayd n hed /, n. 1. the hymen. 2. maidenhood; virginity. [1200 50; ME maidenhed. See MAIDEN, HEAD] * * * ▪ England, United Kingdom       town, Windsor and Maidenhead unitary authority, historic county of Berkshire, England, on the River Thames.… …   Universalium

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