Mauger
Mauger Mau"ger, Maugre Mau"gre (m[add]"g[~e]r), prep. [OF. maugr['e], malgr['e], F. malgr['e]. See {Mal-}, {Malice}, and {Agree}.] In spite of; in opposition to; notwithstanding. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

A man must needs love maugre his heed. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

This mauger all the world will I keep safe. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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