verger

noun verg·er \ ˈvər-jər \

Definition of verger

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

Origin and Etymology of verger

Middle English verger, vyrger, borrowed from Anglo-French verger, from verge 1verge + -er 2-er


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Definition of verger for English Language Learners

  • : someone who performs simple duties during church services


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