1. an unnaturally frenzied or distraught woman
  2. (Greek mythology) a woman participant in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus
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  • I know talking about vampires, werewolves, shape-shifters, etc. as "reality" is stretching things juuust a bit, but a maenad was a little too much to chew on. True Blood Season 2 Finale, Beyond Here Lies Nothin - What Did You Think? | /Film
  • Think back to the sacrifices he was willing to make to keep Sookie and the town of Bon Temps safe from the maenad, Maryanne. The Many Loves Of Sookie Stackhouse (True Blood, Season 3) | myFiveBest
  • The hitherto silent island of Naxos has startlingly become populated with fauns and maenads and sileni and old Silenus himself swaying inebriate on his donkey.
  • They dance in imitation of maenads who associated with the god in the old days.
  • In the second book of Charlaine Harris’ Sookie Stackhouse series “Living Dead In Dallas”, a creature called a maenad is introduced. Questions About Season 2 True Blood | myFiveBest
  • In the context of the Counter-Reformation, there is also a fascinating echo here of the standard format of an altarpiece, with the satyrs and maenads at the foot of the painting taking the place normally occupied by donors.
  • maenad," a creature out of Greek mythology who worships Diony­sus, Greek god of wine and drunk­en­ness. Epinions Recent Content for Home
  • He was lying tightly restrained on his back while some maenadic space-sprite executed a victory dance on his chest. Pawns and Symbols
  • He (or she, for this god could be tantalizingly androgynous) is said to have come from the East, with his maenads, fauns, satyrs, and wine lunacy.
  • Dionysos and his satyrs, nymphs, and maenads are, of course, found everywhere in the ancient world, but they appear most frequently in dining rooms and gardens.
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