verger

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verg·er

 (vûr′jər)
n. Chiefly British
1. One who carries the verge or other emblem of authority before a scholastic, legal, or religious dignitary in a procession.
2. One who takes care of the interior of a church and acts as an attendant during ceremonies.

verger

(ˈvɜːdʒə)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a church official who acts as caretaker and attendant, looking after the interior of a church and often the vestments and church furnishings
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) an official who carries the verge or rod of office before a bishop, dean, or other dignitary in ceremonies and processions
[C15: from Old French, from verge, from Latin virga rod, twig]

verg•er

(ˈvɜr dʒər)

n. Chiefly Brit.
1. a church official who serves as an attendant and caretaker.
2. an official who carries the verge before a bishop, dean, or other dignitary.
[1425–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.verger - a church officer who takes care of the interior of the building and acts as an attendant (carries the verge) during ceremonies
caretaker - a custodian who is hired to take care of something (property or a person)
church officer - a church official
Translations

verger

[ˈvɜːdʒəʳ] N (in church) → sacristán m

verger

[ˈvɜːrdʒər] nbedeau m

verger

n (Eccl) → Küster(in) m(f)

verger

[ˈvɜːdʒəʳ] n (Rel) → sagrestano