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 Maiden or Virgin Queen.Maiden of the Mist. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Maiden Town,
 
i.e. a town never taken by the enemy. Edinburgh. The tradition is that the maiden daughters of a Pictish king were sent there for protection during an intestine war.   1
 


 Maiden or Virgin Queen.Maiden of the Mist. 

 
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