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[mahr-juh-ree] /ˈmɑr dʒə ri/
a female given name, form of Margaret. Unabridged
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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
  • Margery Dacre and Lingen preferred retirement and their own company.

    Love and Lucy Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • At Burnham there is the case of Margery Hedsor, who was excommunicated at intervals for apostasy between 1311 and 1317.

  • Lingen had taken Margery Dacre to himself, Lucy was with her husband.

    Love and Lucy Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • Margery took little Billy by the hand and led him to a quiet spot under a tree.

    The Beacon Second Reader James H. Fassett
  • "He's very fascinating," said Margery Dacre, and Francis lifted his eyebrows.

    Love and Lucy Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • Margery was, of course, deeply interested with this account of the sailor.

    Washed Ashore W.H.G. Kingston
  • This chap had the same affliction that has taken Margery and yourself.

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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