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Verge 1Definition: A rod or staff, carried as an emblem of authority; as, the verge, carried before a dean.
Verge 2Definition: The stick or wand with which
persons were formerly admitted
tenants, they holding it in the hand, and swearing fealty to the lord. Such
tenants were called
tenants by the verge.
Verge 3Definition: A virgate; a yardland.
Verge 4Definition: A border, limit, or boundary of a space; an edge, margin, or brink of something definite in extent.
Verge 5Definition: A circumference; a circle; a ring.
Verge 6Definition: The shaft of a column, or a small ornamental shaft.
Verge 7Definition: The edge of the tiling projecting over the gable of a roof.
Verge 8Definition: The spindle of a watch balance, especially one with
pallets, as in the old vertical escapement. See under Escapement.
Verge 9Definition: The edge or outside of a bed or border.
Verge 10Definition: A slip of grass adjoining gravel
walks, and dividing them from the
borders in a parterre.
Verge 11Definition: The penis.
Verge 12Definition: The external male organ of certain
mollusks, worms, etc. See Illustration in Appendix.
Verge 13Definition: To border upon; to tend; to incline; to come near; to approach.
Verge 14Definition: To tend downward; to bend; to slope; as, a hill
verges to the north.
verge 15Definition: a grass border along a road
verge 16Definition: the limit beyond which something
changes; "on the verge of tears"; "on the brink of bankruptcy"
verge 17Definition: a ceremonial or emblematic staff
verge 18Definition: a region marking a boundary
verge 19Definition: border on; come close to; "His behavior
verges on the criminal"