Madge

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Madge

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Margaret or , rarely, Madonna.
    • ~1886 William Ernest Henley, A Ballade of Ladies' Names, Gleeson White:Ballades and Rondeaus, Read Books 1887, page 19:
      Fie upon Caroline, Madge, Amelia - / These I reckon the essence of prose!
  2. (obsolete, slang) The vulva.
    • 1723, Charles Walker, Memoirs of Sally Salisbury, VI:
      SALLY, who began to be tir'd with her Canonis'd Suitor, drew up the Curtain, alias her Hoop-Petticoat, &c. and clapping her Hand upon Madge, said, Ecce Signum, Doctor. This is my only Support, and I hope will continue so to my Life's End.

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