Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

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VIR'GIN, noun nearly vur'gin. [Latin virgo.]

1. A woman who has had no carnal knowledge of man.

2. A woman not a mother. [Unusual.]

3. The sign Virgo. [See Virgo.]

VIR'GIN, adjective

1. Pure; untouched; as virgin gold.

2. Fresh; new; unused; as virgin soil.

VIR'GIN, verb intransitive To play the virgin; a cant word.

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