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[mahr-juh-ree] /ˈmɑr dʒə ri/
a female given name, form of Margaret. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Master Clough breathed more freely when he found that neither his wife nor Margery were among them.

    The Golden Grasshopper W.H.G. Kingston
  • "'Home Rails Firm,'" said Margery, and settled herself to listen.

    Once a Week Alan Alexander Milne
  • At Burnham there is the case of Margery Hedsor, who was excommunicated at intervals for apostasy between 1311 and 1317.

  • I can tell you, Margery, that sort of thing makes one think.

    The Country House John Galsworthy
  • Margery took little Billy by the hand and led him to a quiet spot under a tree.

    The Beacon Second Reader James H. Fassett
  • I detest the idea that marriage changes our views, Margery; I loathe it.

    The Country House John Galsworthy
  • Margery was, of course, deeply interested with this account of the sailor.

    Washed Ashore W.H.G. Kingston
  • She lay awake, and every now and then the Squire would ask her, "Are you asleep, Margery?"

    The Country House John Galsworthy
Word Origin and History for Margery

fem. proper name, from Old French Margerie, related to Late Latin margarita "pearl" (see Margaret).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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