Page

A boy attendant. (Russian, paj, a boy; Greek, pais; Italian, paggio; Spanish, page; Welsh, bachgen. But page, the leaf of a book, is the Latin pagina.)

Page

(Mr. and Mrs.). Inhabitants of Windsor. The lady joins with Mrs. Ford to trick Sir John Falstaff.

Anne Page.
Daughter of the above in love with Fenton. Slender, the son of a country squire, shy, awkward, and a booby, greatly admires the lady, but has too faint a heart to urge his suit further than to sigh in audible whispers, “Sweet Anne Page!”

William Page.
A school-boy, the brother of Anne. (Shakespeare: The Merry Wives of Windsor.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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