Definition and Meanings for virginals
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Part of Speech of virginals
adjective, noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of virginals
Meaning of virginals
- of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly.
- 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.
as intransitive verb
- to play with the fingers, as if on a virginal; to tap or pat.