Definition and Meanings for virginals

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Part of Speech of virginals

adjective, noun, intransitive verb

Etymology of virginals

l. virginalis: cf. f. virginal cf. f. virginale; -- probably so called from being used by young girls, or virgins

Meaning of virginals


as adjective

  • of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly.

as noun

  • 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

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