Margery

Margery
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English: the usual medieval vernacular form of MARGARET (SEE Margaret) (now also commonly spelled MARJORIE (SEE Marjorie)). This form of the name is preserved in the nursery rhyme ‘See-saw, Margery Daw’.

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