Maggie

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Maggie

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Margaret.
    • 1986 David Leavitt, The Lost Language of Cranes, Houghton Mifflin (1997), ISBN 0395877334, page 127:
      Maggie. Never in her life had she heard her mother called Maggie. It was a name from her youth, that dead time Jerene had never been allowed to talk about [- - -]. Her mother was Margaret now.
    • 2004 Joanne Harris, Jigs & Reels, Doubleday, ISBN 0385606427, page 81:
      I could tell that some of the guests were confused by the name of Maggie―no-one had called her by that clunky, unfashionable name in years―
  2. Margaret Thatcher, former British prime minister

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