What is virginal?

  • (adj): In a state of sexual virginity.
    Example: "Men have decreed that their women must be pure and virginal"
    Synonyms: pure, vestal, virgin, virtuous
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on virginal, virginals:

The Mulliner Book - See Also
... The Dublin Virginal Manuscript My Ladye Nevells Booke Susanne van Soldt Manuscript Clement Matchett's Virginal Book Fitzwilliam Virginal Book Parthenia Priscilla ...
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book
... The Fitzwilliam Virginal Book is a primary source of keyboard music from the late Elizabethan and early Jacobean periods in England, i.e ... The virginals or virginal (the plural form does not necessarily denote more than one instrument) is a keyboard instrument of the harpsichord family ...
Elizabeth Roger's Virginal Book
... 'Elizabeth Rogers Virginal Book' is a musical commonplace book compiled in the mid-seventeenth century by a person or persons so far unidentified ... Of all the so-called English "virginal books" this is the only one to mention the name of the instrument (the virginal) in the title, the others being so-called at a far later date ...
Like A Virgin (song) - Legacy
... Madonna dared to portray religious symbolism and the virginal wedding attire in a sexual context ... the scandal, other were taking joy at the very notion of a virginal Madonna, who retorted by saying, The song's influence was most profound on the younger generation ... with an image of old-fashioned stereotypes of women as virginal brides, or as whores, or with feminist values that rejected the use of a woman's looks for her self-advancement ...
Priscilla Bunbury's Virginal Book - See Also
... The Mulliner Book The Dublin Virginal Manuscript My Ladye Nevells Booke Susanne van Soldt Manuscript Clement Matchett's Virginal Book Fitzwilliam Virginal ...

More definitions of "virginal":

  • (adj): Characteristic of a virgin or virginity.
    Example: "Virginal white dresses"
  • (noun): A legless rectangular harpsichord; played (usually by women) in the 16th and 17th centuries.
    Synonyms: pair of virginals
  • (adj): Untouched or undefiled.
    Example: "Nor is there anything more virginal than the shimmer of young foliage"- L.P.Smith

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    Stéphane Mallarmé (1842–1898)