Old-maid meaning

Used as a disparaging term for a woman who is no longer young and has not married.
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A simple card game played with a deck containing one card with no match, the loser being the player left with that card after all the others have been paired.
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A particular kind of periwinkle.
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A particular kind of zinnia.
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An unpopped kernel in a batch of popped popcorn kernels.
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A card game in which cards must be paired and one undesirable card is designated "old maid".
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An unpaired card in that game.
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A children's card game, sometimes played with a special deck, where the object of the game is for each player to find matches for all the cards in his hand, without being stuck with the single unmatchable card.

The only card games I know are Go Fish and Old Maid.

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The unmatchable card itself.

The Joker will serve as the Old Maid.

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A person regarded as being primly fastidious.
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A woman, esp. an older woman, who has never married; spinster.
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A prim, prudish, fussy person.
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(pejorative) An old woman who has never married; a spinster.

If she is looking for the perfect man before she marries, she'll be an old maid.

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