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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?

  • You don't know what it is, Madge, to have to fight that battle.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • Madge lay stretched out, face downwards, upon the black loam, and for a moment Tommy stood perplexed.

    Tommy Wideawake H. H. Bashford
  • Take care of Madge, and make yourselves as comfortable as you can.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • When they got to the house, they found Madge on the sofa, and Mrs. Flippin bending over her.

    The Trumpeter Swan Temple Bailey
  • Please to forgive Madge Thomas, M'm; she's a bit upset to-day.

    Strife (First Series Plays) John Galsworthy
  • "The Academy is open, Madge," he said quickly; then ran his eye down the long columns.

    The Boy Artist. F.M. S.
  • Old Madge was usually as callous to such things as I was myself.

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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