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NOUN (3)

1. a person who has never had sex;

2. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo;
[syn: Virgo, Virgin]

3. the sixth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about August 23 to September 22;
[syn: Virgo, Virgo the Virgin, Virgin]


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. being used or worked for the first time;
- Example: "virgin wool"

2. in a state of sexual virginity;
- Example: "pure and vestal modesty"
- Example: "a spinster or virgin lady"
- Example: "men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"
[syn: pure, vestal, virgin, virginal, virtuous]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Virgin \Vir"gin\, a. 1. Being a virgin; chaste; of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly; modest; indicating modesty; as, a virgin blush. "Virgin shame." --Cowley. [1913 Webster] Innocence and virgin modesty . . . That would be wooed, and unsought be won. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Pure; undefiled; unmixed; fresh; new; as, virgin soil; virgin gold. "Virgin Dutch." --G. W. Cable. [1913 Webster] The white cold virgin snow upon my heart. --Shak. [1913 Webster] A few ounces of mutton, with a little virgin oil. --Landor. [1913 Webster] 3. Not yet pregnant; impregnant. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Virgin \Vir"gin\, n. [L. virgo, -inis: cf. OF. virgine, virgene, virge, vierge, F. vierge.] 1. A woman who has had no carnal knowledge of man; a maid. [1913 Webster] 2. A person of the male sex who has not known sexual indulgence. [Archaic] --Wyclif. [1913 Webster] These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. --Rev. xiv. 4. [1913 Webster] He his flesh hath overcome; He was a virgin, as he said. --Gower. [1913 Webster] 3. (Astron.) See Virgo. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zool.) Any one of several species of gossamer-winged butterflies of the family Lycaenidae. [1913 Webster] 5. (Zool.) A female insect producing eggs from which young are hatched, though there has been no fecundation by a male; a parthenogenetic insect. [1913 Webster] The Virgin, or The Blessed Virgin, the Virgin Mary, the Mother of Jesus Christ. Virgin's bower (Bot.), a name given to several climbing plants of the genus Clematis, as Clematis Vitalba of Europe, and Clematis Virginiana of North America. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Virgin \Vir"gin\, v. i. To act the virgin; to be or keep chaste; -- followed by it. See It, 5. [Obs.] "My true lip hath virgined it e'er since [that kiss]." --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

virgin adj 1: being used or worked for the first time; "virgin wool" 2: 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 person who has never had sex 2: (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Virgo [syn: Virgo, Virgin] 3: the sixth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about August 23 to September 22 [syn: Virgo, Virgo the Virgin, Virgin]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

227 Moby Thesaurus words for "virgin": Platonic, able, abstinent, acarpous, arid, artless, babe, baby, bachelor girl, bachelorlike, back, back of beyond, back-country, backwood, backwoods, backwoodsy, barren, bright, broad, callow, celibate, chick, childless, colleen, continent, cutie, dame, damoiselle, damsel, demoiselle, desert, desolate, dewy, doll, drained, dried-up, dry, enigmatic, ever-new, evergreen, exhausted, fallow, feme sole, filly, firsthand, fledgling, frail, fresh, fruitless, gal, gaunt, gelded, girl, girlie, green, harmless, heifer, hinterland, hoyden, husbandless, immature, impotent, in the raw, inartificial, incalculable, incognizable, ineffectual, infecund, infertile, innocent, intact, inviolate, issueless, jejune, jeune fille, jill, junior miss, lass, lassie, leached, little missy, lone woman, mademoiselle, maid, maiden, maiden lady, maidenly, menopausal, mint, miss, missy, mysterious, native, natural, neoteric, nestling, new, nonfertile, nonproducing, nonproductive, nonprolific, nymphet, old maid, old-maidish, original, outback, piece, primeval, pristine, puzzling, raw, romp, scatheless, schoolgirl, schoolmaid, schoolmiss, sealed, sempervirent, sine prole, single, single girl, skirt, slip, sole, spinster, spinsterish, spinsterlike, spinsterly, spinstress, spouseless, sterile, strange, subdeb, subdebutante, subteen, subteener, sucked dry, sylvan, teemless, teenybopper, tomato, tomboy, unapparent, unapprehended, unascertained, unbeaten, unbeknown, unbroken, unbruised, uncharted, unclassified, uncultivated, undamaged, undefaced, undeformed, undemolished, undestroyed, undeveloped, undisclosed, undiscoverable, undiscovered, undivulged, unexplained, unexplored, unexposed, unfaded, unfamiliar, unfathomed, unfertile, unfledged, unfruitful, unhandled, unharmed, unheard, unheard-of, unhurt, unidentified, unimpaired, uninjured, uninvestigated, unknowable, unknown, unmaimed, unmangled, unmarked, unmarred, unmarried, unperceived, unplowed, unplumbed, unproductive, unprolific, unrevealed, unscarred, unscathed, unscratched, unshattered, unsown, unspoiled, unsullied, unsuspected, untapped, untilled, untorn, untouched, untried, untrodden, unused, unwed, unwedded, unwithered, unworn, up-country, vernal, vestal, vestal virgin, virginal, waste, wasted, wench, wild, wilderness, without issue, woodland, young, young creature, young thing
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

virgin adj. Unused; pristine; in a known initial state. ?Let's bring up a virgin system and see if it crashes again.? (Esp.: useful after contracting a virus through SEX.) Also, by extension, buffers and the like within a program that have not yet been used.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

virgin Unused; pristine; in a known initial state. "Let's bring up a virgin system and see if it crashes again." (Especially useful after contracting a virus through SEX.) Also, by extension, buffers and the like within a program that have not yet been used. [Jargon File] (1994-11-30)
Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary:

Virgin In a prophecy concerning our Lord, Isaiah (7:14) says, "A virgin [R.V. marg., 'the virgin'] shall conceive, and bear a son" (comp. Luke 1:31-35). The people of the land of Zidon are thus referred to by Isaiah (23:12), "O thou oppressed virgin, daughter of Zidon;" and of the people of Israel, Jeremiah (18:13) says, "The virgin of Israel hath done a very horrible thing."
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Virgin, UT -- U.S. town in Utah Population (2000): 394 Housing Units (2000): 170 Land area (2000): 11.918820 sq. miles (30.869601 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 11.918820 sq. miles (30.869601 sq. km) FIPS code: 80530 Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49 Location: 37.201620 N, 113.189617 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Virgin, UT Virgin