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Scottish GaelicEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish maigden, from Old English mæġden, from Proto-Germanic *magadīną.

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NounEdit

maighdeann f (genitive singular maighdinn, plural maighdeannan)

  1. maid, maiden, virgin
  2. female servant
  3. chambermaid
  4. nymph
  5. last handful of a crop of corn cut off the land
  6. standard or bearer of driving-wheel (spinning-wheel)
  7. upright support of flyers of spinning-wheel
  8. beheading instrument

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