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Q: What does maiden mean?
A: This is a very strange phrase 'innocent young maiden'. Even I'm not certain what they are getting at. A 'maiden' is an old word for 'young woman'.
Q: What does maiden mean?
A: Maiden is an old fashioned word that isn’t used by itself anymore. It refers to a single woman. The only time it’s really used now is when you say “maiden name.” When a woman gets married, she’ll usually take her husband’s last name. So her maiden name refers to her last name before she got married.
Q: What does maiden mean?
A: An unmarried girl or young woman
Q: What does "on her maiden voyage" in "The Titanic sank on her maiden voyage" mean?
A: @chr1sn: It means "on her first voyage/trip". It's related to a young girl or young "maiden" in that it is "virgin, fresh, new".
Q: What does "on her maiden voyage" in "The Titanic sank on her maiden voyage" mean?
A: Her first voyage.

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Q: 1. one's maiden work/speech 2. one's debut novel/speech does this sound natural?
A: 1. one's maiden speech 2. one's debut novel

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