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  • proper n. A female given name, from a medieval vernacular form of Margaret.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pearl.


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  • I rarely teach Julian, though I do sometimes throw in Margery Kempe, just for fun.

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  • Margery is an incredible mystery enthusiast who now brings such class and order to our professional organization.

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  • As to the jewels that had been disturbed in Margery's boudoir, I could only surmise the impulse that, after prompting him to take them, had failed at the sight of his dead wife's jewels.

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  • I laid the packet in Margery's lap, and without ceremony opened the letter.

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  • She gave a glance, a most ungratified one, at the very original document in Margery's hand.

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  • This gave Ellen spirits to carry out a plan she had long had, to delight the whole family with some eggs scrambled in Margery's fashion; after the milk was strained and put away she went about it, while Nancy set the table.

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  • What I was going to advise you, Margery, is never to get into the habit of adopting sentiments till you are quite sure you really mean them.

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  • She called Margery, and together they lifted her mother and laid her on her bed.

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  • Just look at pussy, will you, Alice? don't you believe he knows what Margery is doing?

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  • Mina Crandon, the artist soon to be known as Margery.

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