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[peg-ee] /ˈpɛg i/
a female given name, form of Margaret. Unabridged
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  • Her cousin did not see the gleam of mischief which came into Peggy's eyes as she said this.

  • In the corridor we were joined by Peggy and the florid young man whom I had seen with her.

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  • He wanted to force her husband's hand and to marry Peggy after the divorce.

    A Butterfly on the Wheel Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
  • Peggy really must try your dressmaker—but she's so disappointed!

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  • Its home, cried Peggy, dancing from one object to another in her delight.

    Peggy Owen Patriot Lucy Foster Madison
Word Origin and History for Peggy

fem. familiar proper name, alteration of Maggie (see Margaret).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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