[adj] befitting or characteristic of a maiden; "a maidenly blush"
\Maid"en*ly\, a. Like a maid; suiting a maid; maiden-like; gentle, modest, reserved. Must you be blushing ? . . . What a maidenly man-at-arms are you become ! --Shak.
\Maid"en*ly\, adv. In a maidenlike manner. ``Maidenly demure.'' --Skelton.