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Meaning of VERGER

Pronunciation:  'vurjur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a church officer who takes care of the interior of the building and acts as an attendant (carries the verge) during ceremonies
 

VERGER is a 6 letter word that starts with V.

 

 See Also: caretaker, church officer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ver"ger\, n. [F. verger, from verge a rod. See 1st
    {Verge}.]
    One who carries a verge, or emblem of office. Specifically:
    
    (a) An attendant upon a dignitary, as on a bishop, a dean, a
        justice, etc. [Eng.] --Strype.
    (b) The official who takes care of the interior of a church
        building.
    
    
  2. \Ver"ger\, n.
    A garden or orchard. [Obs.]
    
    
 

 

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