maggie


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maggie

(ˈmæɡɪ)
n
(Animals) slang a magpie
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Anna and Maggie worked side by side in the factory, and were the greatest chums ever.
On one such afternoon Anna and Maggie walked homeward together.
You'll see to-night," said Maggie, flushed with the wine of the first grapes she had gathered in Cupid's vineyard.
Across the floor Maggie sailed like a coquettish yacht convoyed by a stately cruiser.
It was a heavy disappointment to Maggie that she was not allowed to go with her father in the gig when he went to fetch Tom home from the academy; but the morning was too wet, Mrs.
Before this remonstrance was finished, Maggie was already out of hearing, making her way toward the great attic that run under the old high-pitched roof, shaking the water from her black locks as she ran, like a Skye terrier escaped from his bath.
The resolute din, the unresting motion of the great stones, giving her a dim, delicious awe as at the presence of an uncontrollable force; the meal forever pouring, pouring; the fine white powder softening all surfaces, and making the very spidernets look like a faery lace-work; the sweet, pure scent of the meal,--all helped to make Maggie feel that the mill was a little world apart from her outside every-day life.
Oh, well," said Maggie, rather foiled by Luke's unexpectedly decided views about Dutchmen, "perhaps you would like 'Animated Nature' better; that's not Dutchmen, you know, but elephants and kangaroos, and the civet-cat, and the sunfish, and a bird sitting on its tail,--I forget its name.
Pete aggressively walked up a side aisle and took seats with Maggie at a table beneath the balcony.
A knowledge of this fact made Maggie feel little and new.
Maggie wondered at the splendor of the costume and lost herself in calculations of the cost of the silks and laces.
Say, Pete," said Maggie, leaning forward, "dis is great.