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Definition of the noun verger

What does verger mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: vergers

  1. a church officer who takes care of the interior of the building and acts as an attendant (carries the verge) during ceremonies
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic terms: caretaker = a custodian who is hired to take care of something; church officer = a church official

Alternative definition of the noun verger


  1. [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.

Phrases with verger

  1. Verger lutzi
  2. Verger affinis
  3. Verger armatus
  4. Verger curtior
  5. Verger porteri
  6. Verger bispinus
  7. Verger bruchina
  8. Verger kuscheli
  9. Verger modestus
  10. Verger obliquus
  11. Verger spinosus
  12. Verger masafuera
  13. Verger vespersus
  14. Verger capillatus
  15. Verger impluviatus
  16. Verger limnophilus
  17. Verger lonquimayus
  18. Verger michaelseni
  19. Verger stenopterus
  20. Species Verger

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  1. Verger is a fictional character from the 1983 film The Wars.
  2. Verger is a fictional character from the 1969 film End of a Priest.
  3. Verger is a fictional character from the 1981 film Happy Birthday to Me.
  4. 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.

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Google previewA William Somerset Maugham Encyclopedia (1997)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Beat Literature (2009)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science - (2002)

by Arthur T. Hubbard

Verger, R.; Mieras, M.C.E.; de Haas, G.H. Action of phospholipase A at interface.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Urban Legends, Updated and Expanded Edition (2012)

by Jan Harold Brunvand

Somerset Maugham will recognize this as a variation of the plot of Maugham's 1929 short story “The Verger” (the title referring to the British term for a church caretaker). In Maugham's version, the protagonist is fired by the vicar ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geomorphology (2013)

by Andrew Goudie

See Also: geodiversity;landscape sensitivity Emmanuel Reynard Gilgai Aform of microrelief consisting of mounds and depressions arranged in random toordered patterns (Verger 1964). There is a great variety of forms and they occur on a ...

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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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