maidhod etymology

Middle English word maidhod comes from English -hood, English maid

Detailed word origin of maidhod

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-hood English (eng) A substantive suffix denoting a condition or state of being.. A substantive suffix denoting a group sharing a specified condition or state.
maid English (eng) (archaic) A virgin, now female but originally one of either gender.. (dated, or, poetic) A girl or an unmarried young woman; maiden.. A female servant or cleaner (short for maidservant).
mæġþhād Old English (ang)
meithhad Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as maidhod

Descendants of -hood
maidhede meithhad