lose your cherry


lose your cherry
   (of a woman)
   to copulate for the first time
   The cherry is the maidenhead:
    In thirty years you can get born, grow up, go to college, lose your cherry, have a couple of kids. (Diehl, 1978)
   The obsolete Scottish lose your snood meant the same thing, the silken snood being worn as a symbol of virginity:
    A 'body kens it's lang syne you tynd your snood. (Hamilton, 1897 — tyne means lose)

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