"It wasn't my fault," snapped midge, her usual manner returning.
"I've been out on an errand, Sarah," answered midge, with great dignity.
From that time, midge had to watch her ceaselessly to keep her in; but sometimes, in spite of all, she would make her way out.
"I'll try real hard," said midge, as she kissed her mother, again and again.
He had gone back to his midge, and now centered upon his newly found child the identity of this dead woman.
"Right instantly," answered the one called midge, a little ferret of a man.
midge was found to be vastly recovered from his sickness, thanks to the nursing of Mistress Fennel and her maids.
“And this part of the park seldom is visited,” contributed midge.
Red made a fast pass, and midge, not expecting the ball, missed it.
By far, they were the best canoeists, with midge a close second to Dan.
Old English mygg, mycg "gnat," from Proto-Germanic *mugjon (cf. Swedish mygga, Old Saxon muggia, Middle Dutch mugghe, Dutch mug, Old High German mucka, German Mücke "midge, gnat"). No certain cognates beyond Germanic, unless doubtful Armenian mun "gnat" and Albanian mize "gnat" are counted. But Watkins, Klein and others suggest an imitative root used for various humming insects and a relationship to Latin musca (see mosquito). Meaning "diminutive person" is from 1796.
Any of various gnatlike flies, some species of which, such as the biting midges of the family Ceratopogonidae, serve as vectors for parasitic diseases.