Margery

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Margery

  1. A female given name, from a medieval vernacular form of Margaret.
    • c. 1596–1598, William Shakespeare, “The Merchant of Venice”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals):
      : Act II, Scene II :
      I know not what I shall think of that; but I am Launcelot, the Jew's man, and I am sure Margery your wife is my mother.
    • 2008 Kelly Chance Beckman: The Boomers!, Lulu.com, →ISBN, page 242:
      Margery is her name, sounds like sweet butter on Kansas corn.