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An outdated term for:

1. The state of being a virgin ; virginity .

2. The state or time of being a maiden (a young unmarried woman).

See Also: adventuress, celibacy, maidenhead

Quotes Containing maidenhood:
Charlie (Henry Fonda) and Jean (Barbara Stanwyck) in The Lady Eve (1941): - Charlie Pike: ''Are you an adventuress?'' - Jean Harrington: ''Of course I am. All women are. They have to be. If you waited for a man to propose to you from natural courses, you''d die of old maidenhood .''

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