- in spite of; notwithstanding.
Origin of maugre
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Examples from the Web for maugre
Nature says,he is my creature, and maugre all his impertinent griefs, he shall be glad with me.Nature
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I wish the 'Packhorse' was quit of him, maugre his laced coat.
Maugre my will, sans help, blind, fired with furious madness.The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus
Caius Valerius Catullus
And in despite of us all he is departed from us and maugre our heads.Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II)
But maugre all these Considerations, Blanch was glad when he left her, and ready to leap out of her Skin for joy.The True Life of Betty Ireland
- obsolete in spite of
C13 (meaning: ill will): from Old French maugre, literally: bad pleasure
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