Middle English Dictionary Entry

virǧī̆n(e adj.
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(a) Of a woman: young, unmarried, and without sexual experience; of a bee: young and unmated; (b) characterized by virginity, virginal; also fig. and in fig. context; also in epithetic phrase [last quot.]; (c) of earth: uncultivated; (d) ~ honi, ?honey which comes from a newly built comb; ?honey which flows of itself from the comb; ?honey which has not been clarified, raw honey; (e) ~ waxe, fresh unused wax, new wax.