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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 bispinus
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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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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Verger
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The Poetry of Rimbaud (2015)
by Robert Greer Cohn
Thus in "Bruxelles" the Charmante station du chemin de fer, Au cœur d'un mont, comme au fond d'un verger is an ideal place, like the "auberge," combining the excitement of travelling and the snugness of a resting-place. 4th strophe : L'eau ...
The Real Shakespeare (2001)
by Marilyn Savage Gray
Verger means to measure by the rod The measuring rod could be placed vertically into a pint of liquid! Act II sc. ii line 464: Hamlet: “Pray God your voice, like a piece of uncurrent gold, be not cracked within the ring.” Cotgrave's Dictionairie ...
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 Bloomsbury Publishing
Le Verger is a comfortable maison de campagne outside a picturesque village in the rolling Dordogne countryside of southwest France. Shared or individual accommodation, full board (with wine) for up to 10 writers. Transfers to/from Limoges.
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 ...
Middle English Dictionary (1999)
by Hans Kurath, Robert E. Lewis
vergenete -› verger n.(1) Also vergere, vergier, ...
by Louisa Pansegrouw
minster, organisation, sanctuary, sect, temple church anthem motet, psalm church assembly synod church attendant verger church-bell ringer sexton ...
by June 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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