Marse vs Marge - What's the difference?

marse | marge |


As a noun marse

is (obsolete|dialectal|us|caribbean) , often used as a general title of respect.

As a verb marge is

.

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marse

English

Alternative forms

* Marse

Noun

(en noun)
  • (obsolete, dialectal, US, Caribbean) , often used as a general title of respect.
  • * ante 1887 , Innes Randolph, "Good Ol' Rebel Soldier":
  • I followed old Marse Robert for four year near about / Got wounded in three place and starved at Point Lookout
  • * {{quote-book, year=1941, author=Bernice Bowden, title=Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=My white folks was Ad White what owned me. Called him Marse' Ad. Don't call folks ' marse much now-days. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1941, author=Work Projects Administration, title=Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=All of marse Butler's people were Creek Indians. }}

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    marge

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) marge, from (etyl) margo, of (etyl) origin.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Border; margin; edge; verge.
  • * 1610 , , act 4 scene 1
  • [...] And thy sea-marge , sterile and rocky-hard,
    Where thou thyself dost air [...]
  • * 1874 ,
  • the long curved crest
    Which swells out two leagues from the river marge .
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1907 , title=(The Spell of the Yukon and Other Verses) , author=Robert W. Service , chapter=(The Cremation of Sam McGee) , passage=Till I came to the marge of Lake Lebarge, and a derelict there lay; / It was jammed in the ice, but I saw in a trice it was called the "Alice May". / And I looked at it, and I thought a bit, and I looked at my frozen chum; / Then "Here", said I, with a sudden cry, "is my cre-ma-tor-eum."}}

    Etymology 2

    Shortened from the word margarine .

    Noun

    marge (uncountable )
  • (colloquial, UK, NZ) margarine.
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