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  • proper noun A diminutive of Mary or Mavis, also used as a formal female given name.

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Examples

  • Marks forever captured the intimate likenesses of some Carolinians with his crotchless prose found between the (sweaty) covers of such titles as Two Nymphs Named Melissa, Between Cloris and Amy, Barefoot on Jill (that's right, on), The Delights of Anna, Enjoyment of Amy, Enticement of Cindy, and my fave: Up in Mamie's Diary.

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  • Mary and Marthy were good enough for the Lord's friends, I don't know what he'd think to hear 'em called Mamie and Mattie.

    Further Adventures of Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason Corner Folks

  • Little Mary, or as they called her Mamie, was born, as we have already noticed, a short time after they came to Rochester.

    From Wealth to Poverty

  • Frank Page Bacon, probably while working on his father's Marengo ranch in Southern Calif. met and married Mary Minerva Cooper, usually referred to as Mamie who was a cousin of George Patton.

    Genealogue Challenge #104

  • One day in 1947 Mrs. Conner called Mamie and asked her and Ike, who was Chief of Staff of the Army, to dinner.

    General Ike

  • "Don't worry about Madeleine making love to any one," cut in Mamie.

    Madeleine: An Autobiography

  • "An 'den it's all off wid me an' Mamie" -- the Flopper's face grew hard.

    The Miracle Man

  • "Nor the pink and blue ribbon to tie our shell-baskets," called Mamie, nearly tumbling into the aquarium at the other end.

    Jack And Jill

  • The opera might as well have been called Mamie of Hoboken, for all the music signified to Neville.

    The Common Law

  • "Nor the pink and blue ribbon to tie our shell-baskets," called Mamie, nearly tumbling into the aquarium at the other end.

    Jack and Jill

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