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virgin

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38 in 38 verses (in OT : 30 in 30 verses) (in NT : 8 in 8 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

virginn. [L. virgo, -inis: cf. OF. virgine, virgene, virge, vierge, F. vierge.].
  •  A woman who has had no carnal knowledge of man; a maid.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A person of the male sex who has not known sexual indulgence.  Wyclif.  [1913 Webster]
    "These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins."  [1913 Webster]
    "He his flesh hath overcome;
    He was a virgin, as he said.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  See Virgo.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Any one of several species of gossamer-winged butterflies of the family Lycænidæ.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A female insect producing eggs from which young are hatched, though there has been no fecundation by a male; a parthenogenetic insect.  [1913 Webster]
The Virgin, or The Blessed Virgin, the Virgin Mary, the Mother of Jesus Christ. -- Virgin's bower (Bot.), a name given to several climbing plants of the genus Clematis, as Clematis Vitalba of Europe, and Clematis Virginiana of North America.
virgina. 
  •  Being a virgin; chaste; of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly; modest; indicating modesty; as, a virgin blush.  Cowley.  [1913 Webster]
    "Innocence and virgin modesty . . .
    That would be wooed, and unsought be won.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Pure; undefiled; unmixed; fresh; new; as, virgin soil; virgin gold.  G. W. Cable.  [1913 Webster]
    "The white cold virgin snow upon my heart."  [1913 Webster]
    "A few ounces of mutton, with a little virgin oil."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not yet pregnant; impregnant.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
virginv. i. 
     To act the virgin; to be or keep chaste; -- followed by it. See It, 5.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

virgin, n. & adj.
--n.
1 a person (esp. a woman) who has never had sexual intercourse.
2 a (the Virgin) Christ's mother the Blessed Virgin Mary. b a picture or statue of the Virgin.
3 (the Virgin) the zodiacal sign or constellation Virgo.
4 colloq. a na{iuml}ve, innocent, or inexperienced person (a political virgin).
5 a member of any order of women under a vow to remain virgins.
6 a female insect producing eggs without impregnation.
--adj.
1 that is a virgin.
2 of or befitting a virgin (virgin modesty).
3 not yet used, penetrated, or tried (virgin soil).
4 undefiled, spotless.
5 (of clay) not fired.
6 (of metal) made from ore by smelting.
7 (of wool) not yet, or only once, spun or woven.
8 (of an insect) producing eggs without impregnation.

Idiom
virgin birth
1 the doctrine of Christ's birth without a human father.
2 parthenogenesis. virgin comb a honeycomb that has been used only once for honey and never for brood. virgin forest a forest in its untouched natural state. virgin honey honey taken from a virgin comb, or drained from the comb without heat or pressure. virgin queen an unfertilized queen bee. the Virgin Queen Queen Elizabeth I of England. virgin's bower a clematis, Clematis viticella.
Derivative
virginhood n.
Etymology
ME f. AF & OF virgine f. L virgo -ginis

THESAURUS

virgin

Platonic, able, abstinent, acarpous, arid, artless, babe, baby, bachelor girl, bachelorlike, back, back of beyond, back-country, backwood, backwoods, backwoodsy, barren, bright, broad, callow, celibate, chick, childless, colleen, continent, cutie, dame, damoiselle, damsel, demoiselle, desert, desolate, dewy, doll, drained, dried-up, dry, enigmatic, ever-new, evergreen, exhausted, fallow, feme sole, filly, firsthand, fledgling, frail, fresh, fruitless, gal, gaunt, gelded, girl, girlie, green, harmless, heifer, hinterland, hoyden, husbandless, immature, impotent, in the raw, inartificial, incalculable, incognizable, ineffectual, infecund, infertile, innocent, intact, inviolate, issueless, jejune, jeune fille, jill, junior miss, lass, lassie, leached, little missy, lone woman, mademoiselle, maid, maiden, maiden lady, maidenly, menopausal, mint, miss, missy, mysterious, native, natural, neoteric, nestling, new, nonfertile, nonproducing, nonproductive, nonprolific, nymphet, old maid, old-maidish, original, outback, piece, primeval, pristine, puzzling, raw, romp, scatheless, schoolgirl, schoolmaid, schoolmiss, sealed, sempervirent, sine prole, single, single girl, skirt, slip, sole, spinster, spinsterish, spinsterlike, spinsterly, spinstress, spouseless, sterile, strange, subdeb, subdebutante, subteen, subteener, sucked dry, sylvan, teemless, teenybopper, tomato, tomboy, unapparent, unapprehended, unascertained, unbeaten, unbeknown, unbroken, unbruised, uncharted, unclassified, uncultivated, undamaged, undefaced, undeformed, undemolished, undestroyed, undeveloped, undisclosed, undiscoverable, undiscovered, undivulged, unexplained, unexplored, unexposed, unfaded, unfamiliar, unfathomed, unfertile, unfledged, unfruitful, unhandled, unharmed, unheard, unheard-of, unhurt, unidentified, unimpaired, uninjured, uninvestigated, unknowable, unknown, unmaimed, unmangled, unmarked, unmarred, unmarried, unperceived, unplowed, unplumbed, unproductive, unprolific, unrevealed, unscarred, unscathed, unscratched, unshattered, unsown, unspoiled, unsullied, unsuspected, untapped, untilled, untorn, untouched, untried, untrodden, unused, unwed, unwedded, unwithered, unworn, up-country, vernal, vestal, vestal virgin, virginal, waste, wasted, wench, wild, wilderness, without issue, woodland, young, young creature, young thing

ROGET THESAURUS

virgin

Newness

N newness, novelty, recency, immaturity, youth, gloss of novelty, innovation, renovation, modernism, mushroom, parvenu, latest fashion, new, novel, recent, fresh, green, young, evergreen, raw, immature, unsettled, yeasty, virgin, untried, unhandseled, untrodden, untrod, unbeaten, fire-new, span-new, late, modern, neoteric, hypermodern, nouveau, new-born, nascent, neonatal, new-fashioned, new-fangled, new-fledged, of yesterday, just out, brand-new, up to date, up to the minute, with it, fashionable, in fashion, in, hip, vernal, renovated, sempervirent, sempervirid, fresh as a rose, fresh as a daisy, fresh as paint, spick and span, newly, afresh, anew, lately, just now, only yesterday, the other day, latterly, of late, not long ago, a short time ago, di novello tutto par bello, nullum est jam dictum quod non dictum est prius, una scopa nuova spazza bene.

Infant

N infant, babe, baby, babe in arms, nurseling, suckling, yearling, weanling, papoose, bambino, kid, vagitus, child, bairn, little one, brat, chit, pickaninny, urchin, bantling, bratling, elf, youth, boy, lad, stripling, youngster, youngun, younker, callant, whipster, whippersnapper, whiffet, schoolboy, hobbledehoy, hopeful, cadet, minor, master, scion, sap, seedling, tendril, olive branch, nestling, chicken, larva, chrysalis, tadpole, whelp, cub, pullet, fry, callow, codlin, codling, foetus, calf, colt, pup, foal, kitten, lamb, lambkin, aurelia, caterpillar, cocoon, nymph, nympha, orphan, pupa, staddle, girl, lass, lassie, wench, miss, damsel, demoiselle, maid, maiden, virgin, hoyden, infantine, infantile, puerile, boyish, girlish, childish, babyish, kittenish, baby, newborn, unfledged, new-fledged, callow, in the cradle, in swaddling clothes, in long clothes, in arms, in leading strings, at the breast, in one's teens.

Purity

N purity, decency, decorum, delicacy, continence, chastity, honesty, virtue, modesty, shame, pudicity, pucelage, virginity, vestal, virgin, Joseph, Hippolytus, Lucretia, Diana, prude, pure, undefiled, modest, delicate, decent, decorous, virginibus puerisque, simon-pure, chaste, continent, virtuous, honest, Platonic, virgin, unsullied, cherry, as chaste as unsunn'd snow, a soul as white as heaven, 'tis Chastity, my brother, Chastity, to the pure all things are pure, purity, decency, decorum, delicacy, continence, chastity, honesty, virtue, modesty, shame, pudicity, pucelage, virginity, vestal, virgin, Joseph, Hippolytus, Lucretia, Diana, prude, pure, undefiled, modest, delicate, decent, decorous, virginibus puerisque, simon-pure, chaste, continent, virtuous, honest, Platonic, virgin, unsullied, cherry, as chaste as unsunn'd snow, a soul as white as heaven, 'tis Chastity, my brother, Chastity, to the pure all things are pure.

Celibacy

N celibacy, singleness, single blessedness, bachelorhood, bachelorship, misogamy, misogyny, virginity, pucelage, maidenhood, maidenhead, unmarried man, bachelor, Coelebs, agamist, old bachelor, misogamist, misogynist, monogamist, monk, unmarried woman, spinster, maid, maiden, virgin, feme sole, old maid, bachelor girl, girl-bachelor, nun, unmarried, unwed, unwedded, wifeless, spouseless, single.


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