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 Margaret.Margarine Substitute (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Margaret or Marguerite (petite).
 
The daisy; so called from its pearly whiteness, màrguerite being the French for a pearl. (See MARGUERITE.)   1
       
“The daise, a flour white and redde,
In French called ‘la belle Marguerite.’”
 


 Margaret.Margarine Substitute (A). 

 
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