There are 2 main definitions of maidenhead in English:

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maidenhead 1

Pronunciation: /ˈmādnˌhed/

noun

1Virginity.
Example sentences
  • The actual caption is, ‘Protect What's Yours’ - which could either mean ‘your woman’ or, in the unlikely event the reader is a female, ‘your maidenhead.’
  • The circumstances of a middle-class revolution thus thrust upon the women of that same class the duty of carrying, in the form of their maidenhead, the burden of the argument of moral equality.
  • She elopes with her 19-year-old ‘Adonis’, Charles, to a convenient public house in Chelsea, where she finally surrenders her maidenhead.
1.1 dated The hymen.
Example sentences
  • Paintings symbolized Mary's hymen as an unbroken pane of glass, and poems like Pope's The Rape of the Lock figured the maiden's maidenhead as fine, breakable porcelain.
  • The nurse finally arrived and immediately began examining the girl's lip and maidenhead as Rhian looked on.

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Syllabification: maid·en·head

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There are 2 main definitions of maidenhead in English:

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Maidenhead 2

Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪd(ə)nhɛd/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

A town in Berkshire, southern England to the west of London on the River Thames; population 53,900 (est. 2009).

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Line breaks: Maid¦en|head

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