maidhood


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maid·hood

 (mād′ho͝od′)
n.
Maidenhood.

maidhood

(ˈmeɪdˌhʊd)
n
another name for maidenhood
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.maidhood - the childhood of a girlmaidhood - the childhood of a girl    
childhood - the time of person's life when they are a child
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But the shortest dictionary-sanctioned words with 2 state names hidden in them are HOMALOID (Webster's Second, W2) and MAIDHOOD (W3), both of which contain IDAHO and OHIO.
Cesario, by the roses of the spring, By maidhood, honour, truth, and everything, I love thee so that, maugre all thy pride, Nor wit nor reason can my passion hide.
Mama Serto repeatedly warns Gabriella about her habits--sloth among them--which will doom her to Old Maidhood. But Gabriella, the only unmarried Serto daughter, is not daunted by this man shortage--or anything else.