noun verg·er \ˈvər-jər\

: someone who performs simple duties during church services

Full Definition of VERGER

chiefly British :  an attendant that carries a verge (as before a bishop or justice)
:  a church official who keeps order during services or serves as an usher or a sacristan

First Known Use of VERGER

15th century

Rhymes with VERGER


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