In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Are there not charms by which the property of youth and maidenhood may be abused?
- I have waited long enough; I have got tired of maidenhood.
- This range of ages and types exemplifies the three stages of many women's lives: maidenhood, marriage, and widowhood.
- As a married woman, Mrs. Darcy retained the brightness and the unshakable ability to be at ease in every situation of her maidenhood.
- Educated at home, she has probably travelled some in her maidenhood, living in the confines of family and friends, and yet she has managed to develop her own kind of independence.
- Three of the plays deal with young women about to be married but who still enjoy the relative freedom of maidenhood.
- His wife, who in her maidenhood was Ms. Grace, was a native of Ireland, and in her girlhood days came to the United States with her parents.
- She took up music again, and languages, drawing, painting, and the other long-discarded delights of her maidenhood.
- It was not only her maidenhood that she parted with it was also any remaining hope at the reconciliation with her family.
- As she grew into maidenhood her father was troubled because she remained unwedded: all his hopes for descendants were in this girl, his only child.
- The queen was beyond the blush of maidenhood, but dressed in maidenly green like the first hesitant uncurling feathery buds of April.
- The celtic crone, having slept through the dead winter, awakens restored to maidenhood.
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