(person, proper) A feminine name: dim. Greta, Madge, Maggie, Marge, Meg, Peg, Peggy; var. Margery, Margo, Margot, Marjorie; equiv. Fr. Marguerite, Ger. Margarete, Gretchen, Ir. Megan, It. Margherita, Sp. Margarita.
Margaret Sentence Examples
In 1858 he had married Margaret, daughter of Benjamin Cronyn, first bishop of Huron.
At the age of eighteen, on the 25th of February 1639, he married Margaret, daughter of Lord Coventry, with whom he and his wife lived at Durham House in the Strand, and at Canonbury House in Islington.
Margaret was crowned at Edinburgh in March 1504.
When Jack Cade's rebellion occurred in 1450 Waynflete was employed with Archbishop Stafford, the chancellor, to negotiate with the rebels at St Margaret's church, Southwark, close to Winchester House.
His second wife had died during this year; in 1656 he married a third, who survived him, Margaret, daughter of Lord Spencer, niece of the earl of Southampton, and sister of the earl of Sunderland, who died at Newbury.