marge


marge

marge 1[mahrj] ExamplesWord Origin noun Archaic.

  1. margin; edge.

Origin of marge 1Middle French Latin margō; see margin marge 2[mahrj] noun Chiefly British Informal.

  1. margarine.

Origin of marge 2shortened form Marge [mahrj] noun

  1. a female given name, form of Margaret.

Examples from the Web for marge Contemporary Examples of marge

  • Following the Apatow references, Marge informs Homer that she needs to use the “Porta Potty.”

    Here’s the Lost Judd Apatow ‘Simpsons’ Episode, Penned by Judd Apatow

    Asawin Suebsaeng

    January 6, 2015

  • Missing from much of the action were Lois Griffin and Marge Simpson.

    The Griffins Go to Springfield: ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Family Guy’ Collide

    Rich Goldstein

    September 29, 2014

  • It was this complete convergence of events and really kismet, what happened to Marge Gunderson.

    Frances McDormand on ‘Olive Kitteridge,’ Dropping LSD, and Her Beef With FX’s ‘Fargo’

    Marlow Stern

    September 3, 2014

  • Homer, Marge, Lisa, Bart, and Maggie have all been accidental political players in their nearly three decades on the air.

    Mr. Simpson Goes to Washington: How Homer Influenced Politics

    Asawin Suebsaeng

    August 27, 2014

  • By far, the best and most touching moments of The Simpsons have come from its two most dynamic characters, Marge and Lisa Simpson.

    A 200-Hour ‘Simpsons’ Marathon? That’s Unpossible!

    Rich Goldstein

    July 24, 2014

  • Historical Examples of marge

  • I wanted Marge to get the idea I was really a family man at heart.

    The Aggravation of Elmer

    Robert Andrew Arthur

  • Marge and I were just settling back to watch when Doreen wrinkled her nose.

    The Aggravation of Elmer

    Robert Andrew Arthur

  • I was christened Margarine, of course, but in my own circle I have always been known as Marge.

    Marge Askinforit

    Barry Pain

  • Marge: Anything—but temporary parlour-maid is my strong suit.

    Marge Askinforit

    Barry Pain

  • Anybody who married Marge,” said Birsch, “would not die at the end of two years.

    Marge Askinforit

    Barry Pain

  • British Dictionary definitions for marge marge 1 noun

    1. British informal short for margarine

    marge 2 noun

    1. archaic a margin

    Word Origin for marge C16: from French Word Origin and History for marge n.

    “edge, border,” 1560s, now chiefly poetic, shortening of margin (n.).

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