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  1. Peg, full name Margaret Woffington . ?1714–60, Irish actress
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Historical Examples of woffington

  • With him he brought Woffington, a young Englishman, to drive the ambulance.

    Young Hilda at the Wars

    Arthur Gleason

  • "I've only got petrol enough for one trip, and then home again," said Woffington.

  • Woffington and the Doctor took turns in wheeling him through the mud.

  • He died 2nd October, 1754, leaving his property to Mrs. Woffington.

  • Mrs. Bellamy does not hint that Mrs. Woffington had anything to do with her faint.