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marge1

[mahrj] /mɑrdʒ/
noun, Archaic.
1.
margin; edge.
Origin of marge1
< Middle French < Latin margō; see margin

marge2

[mahrj] /mɑrdʒ/
noun, Chiefly British Informal.
1.
Origin
shortened form

Marge

[mahrj] /mɑrdʒ/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Margaret.
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  • And then marge is in the doorway, dishtowel in her hand and little anger spots in her cheeks.

    The Worlds of Joe Shannon Frank M. Robinson
  • I wanted marge to get the idea I was really a family man at heart.

    The Aggravation of Elmer Robert Andrew Arthur
  • Now it is covered with brown, yellowish grass, with tree-clad slopes rising from the marge.

    The Lake of the Sky George Wharton James
  • marge and I were just settling back to watch when Doreen wrinkled her nose.

    The Aggravation of Elmer Robert Andrew Arthur
  • Oh, to have died with his lips upon some bubbling fountain's marge!

    Rookwood William Harrison Ainsworth
British Dictionary definitions for marge

marge1

/mɑːdʒ/
noun
1.
(Brit, informal) short for margarine

marge2

/mɑːdʒ/
noun
1.
(archaic) a margin
Word Origin
C16: from French
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Word Origin and History for marge
n.

"edge, border," 1560s, now chiefly poetic, shortening of margin (n.).

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Slang definitions & phrases for marge

marge

noun

  1. The passive, ''feminine'' partner in a lesbian couple; mama (1970s+ Homosexuals)
  2. Margarine (1940s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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