maiden


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an unmarried girl (especially a virgin)

(cricket) an over in which no runs are scored

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serving to set in motion

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"I always sleep with the knife," said the little robber maiden. "There is no knowing what may happen.
"Do you choose to be quiet?" said the robber maiden. "If you don't, I shall make you."
When she had lived there some time, it happened that the King of the country was hunting in the forest, and his hunters came to the tree on which the maiden sat.
The huntsmen would not leave her alone, but climbed the tree, lifted the maiden down, and led her to the King.
At these words the maiden arose and passed out of the cave, and Haita, springing from his couch of fragrant boughs to overtake and detain her, observed to his astonishment that the rain was falling and the stream in the middle of the valley had come out of its banks.
It was many days before Haita saw the maiden again.
Look from the window once again, kind maiden, but beware that you are not marked by the archers beneath Look out once more, and tell me if they yet advance to the storm.''
We live not we wish not to live longer than while we are victorious and renowned Such, maiden, are the laws of chivalry to which we are sworn, and to which we offer all that we hold dear.''
'This, sir,' said Mr Vincent Crummles, bringing the maiden forward,
The little maiden smiled through her tears, came up to Dorothy, and placed her slender fingers in the Kansas girl's chubby hand.
CHORUS The same ungovernable will Drives like a gale the maiden still.
1) Like to thee that maiden bright, Danae, in her brass-bound tower, Once exchanged the glad sunlight For a cell, her bridal bower.
Two maidens by a river strayed Down in the state of Maine.
REBECCA RANDALL Two maidens by a river strayed, 'T was in the state of Maine.
Cease not your dancing, ye lovely maidens! No game-spoiler hath come to you with evil eye, no enemy of maidens.