Meaning of verger

verg•er

Pronunciation: (vûr'jur), [key]
— n.
  1. a church official who serves as sacristan, caretaker, usher, and general attendant.
  2. an official who carries the verge or other symbol of office before a bishop, dean, or other dignitary.
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