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Maid"en*head (?), n. [See Maidenhood.]

1.

The state of being a maiden; maidenhood; virginity.

Shak.

2.

The state of being unused or uncontaminated; freshness; purity.

[Obs.]

The maidenhead of their credit. Sir H. Wotton.

3.

The hymen, or virginal membrane.

 

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