marge

1
[ mahrj ]
/ mɑrdʒ /
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noun Archaic.

margin; edge.

Origin of marge

1
< Middle French < Latin margō; see margin

Definition for marge (2 of 3)

marge

2
[ mahrj ]
/ mɑrdʒ /

noun Chiefly British Informal.

Origin of marge

2
shortened form

Definition for marge (3 of 3)

Marge

[ mahrj ]
/ mɑrdʒ /

noun

a female given name, form of Margaret.
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British Dictionary definitions for marge (1 of 2)

marge

1
/ (mɑːdʒ) /

noun

British informal short for margarine

British Dictionary definitions for marge (2 of 2)

marge

2
/ (mɑːdʒ) /

noun

archaic a margin

Word Origin for marge

C16: from French
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Word Origin and History for marge

marge


n.

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

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