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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A chaste woman adj. - In a state of virginity.

Usage examples (24)
  • Pure and vestal modesty
  • Someone assumed that since I am a "linguist", I'd know the meaning of "vestal"--they wanted to know why they're called "vestal virgins."
  • I've seen thee, veil'd in vestal lawn,
  • He likened them to vestal virgins, beautiful but sterile. for more
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