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5 definitions found
 for virginal
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Virginal \Vir"gin*al\, a. [L. virginalis: cf. F. virginal.]
     Of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly.
     "Chastity and honor virginal." --Spenser.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Virginal generation (Biol.), parthenogenesis.
  
     Virginal membrane (Anat.), the hymen.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Virginal \Vir"gin*al\, n. [Cf. F. virginale; -- probably so
     called from being used by young girls, or virgins.] (Mus.)
     An instrument somewhat resembling the spinet, but having a
     rectangular form, like the small piano. It had strings and
     keys, but only one wire to a note. The instrument was used in
     the sixteenth century, but is now wholly obsolete. It was
     sometimes called a pair of virginals.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Virginal \Vir"gin*al\, v. i.
     To play with the fingers, as if on a virginal; to tap or pat.
     [Obs.] "Still virginaling upon his palm!" --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  virginal
      adj 1: characteristic of a virgin or virginity; "virginal white
             dresses"
      2: untouched or undefiled; "nor is there anything more virginal
         than the shimmer of young foliage"- L.P.Smith
      3: in a state of sexual virginity; "pure and vestal modesty"; "a
         spinster or virgin lady"; "men have decreed that their women
         must be pure and virginal" [syn: pure, vestal, virgin,
         virginal, virtuous]
      n 1: a legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by
           women) in the 16th and 17th centuries [syn: virginal,
           pair of virginals]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "virginal":
     Platonic, abstinent, artless, bachelorlike, budding, callow,
     celibate, continent, dewy, ever-new, evergreen, firsthand,
     fledgling, fresh, green, growing, husbandless, immature, impubic,
     in the raw, inartificial, inexperienced, ingenuous, innocent,
     intact, juicy, maiden, maidenly, minor, naive, native, natural,
     neoteric, nestling, new, new-fledged, old-maidish, original,
     pristine, raw, ripening, sappy, sempervirent, single, sole,
     spinsterish, spinsterlike, spinsterly, spouseless, tender, unadult,
     unbeaten, underage, undeveloped, unfledged, unformed, unhandled,
     unlicked, unmarried, unmellowed, unripe, unseasoned, unspoiled,
     unsullied, untapped, untouched, untried, untrodden, unused, unwed,
     unwedded, vernal, vestal, virgin, young
  
  

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