/ (ˈwɒfɪŋtən) /
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Peg, full name Margaret Woffington . ?1714–60, Irish actress
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How to use Woffington in a sentence
She makes a lovely Juliet, but in the difficult part of Peg Woffington she is a failure.
Like the sensible Irishman he was, he lost his heart to Peg Woffington on the first opportunity.Obiter Dicta|Augustine Birrell
"Keep your temper, Jemmy," said Mrs. Woffington with a severe accent.
"I distinctly told you, it was to be Peg Woffington's," said Mrs. Clive.
I think it a very pretty face; and not at all like Peg Woffington's.