Margent Mar"gent, n. [OE. See {Margin}.] A margin; border; brink; edge. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The beached margent of the sea. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Margent — decoration sculpted in plaster from Meyer s Handbook of Ornament Margent is a vertical arrangement of flowers, leaves or hanging vines used as a decorative ornament in architecture and furniture design in the 17th and 18th century. This motif was …   Wikipedia

  • Margent — Mar gent, v. t. To enter or note down upon the margin of a page; to margin. [Obs.] Mir. for Mag. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • margent — [mär′jənt] n. [< MARGIN, with unhistoric t] Archaic a margin, or edge …   English World dictionary

  • margent — I. ˈmärjənt noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English margente, alteration of margin (I) archaic : edge, border …   Useful english dictionary

  • margent — noun Date: 15th century archaic margin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • margent — /mahr jeuhnt/, n. Archaic. margin. [1475 85; alter. of MARGIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • margent — mar·gent …   English syllables

  • margent — mar•gent [[t]ˈmɑr dʒənt[/t]] n. archaic margin • Etymology: 1475–85; alter. of margin …   From formal English to slang

  • Get Out of My Sky — infobox Book | name = Get out of my Sky title orig = translator = image caption = author = James Blish illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = genre = Science fiction novella publisher = Fawcett… …   Wikipedia

  • Margin — Mar gin, n. [OE. margine, margent, L. margo, ginis. Cf. {March} a border, {Marge}.] 1. A border; edge; brink; verge; as, the margin of a river or lake. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: The part of a page at the edge left uncovered in writing or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”