Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Miggs (Miss).

 Midwife (Anglo-Saxon, mid, with; wif, woman).Mignon. 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Miggs (Miss).
 
Mrs. Varden’s maid, and the impersonation of an old shrew. (Dickens: Barnaby Rudge.)   1
 


 Midwife (Anglo-Saxon, mid, with; wif, woman).Mignon. 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors