Definition of Peggy

1. Proper noun. (diminutive=Margaret female given name), also used as a formal given name. ¹



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Definition of Peggy

1. a small warbler [n PEGGIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peggy

pegasus
pegasuses
pegboard
pegboards
pegbox
pegboxes
pegged
pegged-down
pegged pants
pegged tooth
pegger
peggers
peggies
pegging
peggings
peggy
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peghead
pegheads
peghed
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peghs
peginterferon
peginterferons
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peglegged
pegless
peglike
pegloticase
pegm

Literary usage of Peggy

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1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"My Peggy speaks sae sweetly Whene'er we meet alane, I wish nae mair to lay my ... My Peggy smiles sae kindly Whene'er I whisper love, That I look down on a' ..."

2. English Poetry (1170-1892). by John Matthews Manley (1907)
"8 My Peggy speaks sae sweetly Whene'er we meet alane, I wish nae mair to lay ... 16 My Peggy smiles sae kindly Whene'er I whisper love, That I look- down on ..."

3. English Poetry: In Three Volumes ; with Introduction and Notes (1910)
"My Peggy speaks sae sweetly Whene'er we meet alane, I wish nae mair to lay my ... My Peggy smiles sae kindly Whene'er I whisper love, That I look down on a' ..."

4. Theatrical Management in the West and South for Thirty Years by Solomon Smith (1868)
"First Appearance of Miss Peggy. Mr. Cooper, then the leading tragedian of this country, ... Peggy had never before seen the inside of a playhouse. ..."

5. Alice-for-short: A Dichronism by William Frend De Morgan (1907)
"But Peggy was quite mistaken. Charles read her letter through several ... Of course Peggy did not write, "Dr. Johnson said that he loved me passionately. ..."

6. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"Peggy BROWNE. From the Irish of O'Carolan. Oh, dark, sweetest girl, are my days doomed to be, While my heart bleeds in silence and sorrow for thee: In the ..."

7. A Woman's Story of Pioneer Illinois by Christiana Holmes Tillson (1919)
"Peggy she says she despises to make mush, it is such a spite to clean the ... When I go to the crock for milk, Peggy tells me to blow back the cream. ..."

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