maidenhead (n.) Old form(s): maiden-head, maiden-heads, Maydenhead
virginity
2H4 II.ii.74[Poins to Bardolph] Is't such a matter to get a pottle-pot's maidenhead? [i.e. knock off a tankard of ale]
H8 II.iii.23.2[Anne to Old Lady] By my troth and maidenhead, / I would not be a queen
RJ I.i.24[Sampson to Gregory] the heads of the maids, or their maidenheads
RJ I.iii.2[Nurse to Lady Capulet] by my maidenhead at twelve year old
TC IV.ii.23[Pandarus to Cressida] how go maidenheads?
TNK II.iii.13[Gaoler's Daughter alone] vowed her maidenhead / To a young handsome man
TNK IV.i.112[Gaoler's Daughter to her uncle] For I must lose my maidenhead by cocklight
TS III.ii.224[Petruchio to all, of Katherina] Carouse full measure to her maidenhead
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