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[mahr-juh nt]
noun Archaic.
  1. margin.
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Origin of margent

First recorded in 1475–85; alteration of margin
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Examples from the Web for margent

Historical Examples

  • Beware my Comment, tis odds the margent shall be as full as the text.

    Elizabethan and Jacobean Pamphlets


  • Is it in the glade or the thicket, or on the margent of the rill?

    The Coming of Cuculain

    Standish O'Grady

  • Miss Josephine screamed, and Mr. Margent swore with actual animation.

  • Mr. Margent found himself the subject of a suffusion of ideas, and had the appearance of being surprised at his own gifts.

  • Then he saw the maiden come along the forest glade by the margent of the stream, her basket filled and over-flowing with flowers.

    The Coming of Cuculain

    Standish O'Grady