English adjective: maiden
|1.||maiden serving to set in motion|
|Samples||The magazine's inaugural issue.|
The initiative phase in the negotiations.
An initiatory step toward a treaty.
His first (or maiden) speech in Congress.
The liner's maiden voyage.
|Synonyms||first, inaugural, initiative, initiatory|
English noun: maiden
|1.||maiden (person) an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)|
|Broader (hypernym)||fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman|
|Narrower (hyponym)||damoiselle, damosel, damozel, damsel, demoiselle|
|2.||maiden (time) (cricket) an over in which no runs are scored|