Origin of marguerite
Examples from the Web for marguerite
Contemporary Examples of marguerite
“I remember people coming in with a cake to pay the bill,” recalls Cordice's daughter, Marguerite.The Black and White Men Who Saved Martin Luther King’s Life
January 20, 2014
During the time I knew Marguerite, there was only one moment in which I truly felt any compassion for her.
Marguerite Claverie Oswald was, indeed, a difficult and bizarre woman.
Marguerite hoped it would be the prelude to a book she wanted to write, and asked if I could get it published somewhere.
Without missing a beat, Marguerite replied, “That will be another two hundred dollars.”
Historical Examples of marguerite
Marguerite helped me to arrange the cups, and I went into the drawing-room.
Marguerite opened the door, and my mother came and pretended to be astonished.
My mother gave me permission to do so, and our old Marguerite was to accompany us.
You asked me just now what malady it was that killed my poor Marguerite.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
And that seemed to be all that there was to be said about Marguerite's mother.Roden's Corner
Henry Seton Merriman
Word Origin for marguerite
"oxeye daisy," 1866, from French marguerite (see Margaret). "According to French etymologists, this use of F. marguerite is not from the personal name, but comes directly from the sense 'pearl.' " [OED] In Middle English, margaret "a daisy" is attested from early 15c.