hoyden

Part of speech: noun

Same as Hoiden.

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Usage examples "hoyden":

  1. If the country girl is no longer the hoyden that swung on the gates and romped in the hay, neither has she the innocent thought of the olden days. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  2. Nor, on the other hand, does he care for the country hoyden, whose mind and person have never risen above the cheese- tub, with red hands, awkward gait, loud voice, and limited conversation. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. A regular hoyden may be read between those kind parental lines. - "A Little Rebel", Mrs. Hungerford.