Definition of the noun verger
What does verger mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: vergers
- a church officer who takes care of the interior of the building and acts as an attendant (carries the verge) during ceremonies
Alternative definition of the noun verger
- [chiefly British] A lay person who takes care of the interior of a church and acts as an attendant during services, where he or she carries the verge (or virge). An usher; in major ecclesiastical landmarks, a tour guide. In the United States, the office is generally combined with that of sexton.
- Verger is a fictional character from the 1983 film The Wars.
- Verger is a fictional character from the 1969 film End of a Priest.
- Verger is a fictional character from the 1981 film Happy Birthday to Me.
- Verger is a fictional film character.
Verger: A verger is a person, usually a layperson, who assists in the ordering of religious services, particularly in Anglican churches.
Phrases with verger
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- Verger kuscheli
- Verger modestus
- Verger obliquus
- Verger spinosus
- Verger masafuera
- Verger vespersus
- Verger capillatus
- Verger impluviatus
- Verger limnophilus
- Verger lonquimayus
- Verger michaelseni
- Verger stenopterus
- Species Verger
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Household Words (1857)
by Charles Dickens
pression of the exposures of the Abbe Cognat 1 Where everything is ex parte, nothing is credible ; and "much may be said in support of the view that Louis- Jean Verger is an assassin of the species of Carl Ludwig Sand and Charlotte Corday.
The Second Sex (2012)
by Simone de Beauvoir
An unwed mother has the right ' The Songs du verger is a treatise of political doctrine, written first in Latin ...
by Samuel J. Rogal
"THE VERGER" 295 *Maugham met Van Vechten in New York in late September 1924, and the New York writer led him and *Gerald Haxton on a long round of parties before they departed for New Orleans and then on to *Mexico. Returning to ...
by Kurt Hemmer
The story follows May Delano, Dan Verger, and Paul Hobbes (Holmes's persona) , who were all characters from Holmes's first novel Go. The major theme of the novel is sexuality as spirituality. Get Home Free is in part a sequel to Go. In Go ...
Steinhaus - Zwierlein
Verger, Freiherren (Schild geviert mit einem silbernen Mittel- schilde, ...
Middle English Dictionary (1999)
by Robert E. Lewis
vergenete -› verger n.(1) Also vergere, vergier, ...
by June A. English
Verger comes from a French word meaning "rod." In the Anglican Church, the verger carries a ceremonial staff or rod during important processions. The verger is also responsible for the care of the inside of the church building.
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Scrabble value of V4E1R1G2E1R1
The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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