marge

See also: Marge

EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From French marge, from Latin margo, of Germanic origin.

NounEdit

marge (plural marges)

  1. Border; margin; edge; verge.
    • 1610, The Tempest, by Shakespeare, act 4 scene 1
      [...] And thy sea-marge, sterile and rocky-hard,
      Where thou thyself dost air [...]
    • 1874, James Thomson, The City of Dreadful Night
      the long curved crest
      Which swells out two leagues from the river marge.
    • 1907, Robert W. Service, “The Cremation of Sam McGee”, in The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses:
      Till I came to the marge of Lake Lebarge, and a derelict there lay; / It was jammed in the ice, but I saw in a trice it was called the "Alice May". / And I looked at it, and I thought a bit, and I looked at my frozen chum; / Then "Here", said I, with a sudden cry, "is my cre-ma-tor-eum."

Etymology 2Edit

Shortened from the word margarine.

NounEdit

marge (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial, UK, New Zealand) margarine.

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marge f, m (plural marges, diminutive margetje n)

  1. margin

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin margō, marginis.

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marge m (plural marges)

  1. margin (of paper, etc)

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Last modified on 16 April 2014, at 20:56