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[maj] /mædʒ/
a female given name, form of Margaret. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Do you know any young person in the village by the name of Madge?

  • But she did not say much, and when aunt Madge asked her what made her so quiet, she said she was "a-thinkin'."

    Little Prudy Sophie May
  • Madge lay stretched out, face downwards, upon the black loam, and for a moment Tommy stood perplexed.

    Tommy Wideawake H. H. Bashford
  • One night the children clustered about their aunt Madge, begging for a story.

    Little Prudy Sophie May
  • When they got to the house, they found Madge on the sofa, and Mrs. Flippin bending over her.

    The Trumpeter Swan Temple Bailey
  • "Well, let me see," said aunt Madge, covering her eyes with her fingers.

    Little Prudy Sophie May
  • "The Academy is open, Madge," he said quickly; then ran his eye down the long columns.

    The Boy Artist. F.M. S.
  • "O, I begin to understand," said aunt Madge, laughing heartily.

    Little Prudy Sophie May
Word Origin and History for Madge

pet form of fem. proper name Margaret.

MADGE. The private parts of a woman. ["Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence," London, 1811]

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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