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Verge 1

Definition: A rod or staff, carried as an emblem of authority; as, the verge, carried before a dean.

Verge 2

Definition: 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 3

Definition: A virgate; a yardland.

Verge 4

Definition: A border, limit, or boundary of a space; an edge, margin, or brink of something definite in extent.

Verge 5

Definition: A circumference; a circle; a ring.

Verge 6

Definition: The shaft of a column, or a small ornamental shaft.

Verge 7

Definition: The edge of the tiling projecting over the gable of a roof.

Verge 8

Definition: The spindle of a watch balance, especially one with pallets, as in the old vertical escapement. See under Escapement.

Verge 9

Definition: The edge or outside of a bed or border.

Verge 10

Definition: A slip of grass adjoining gravel walks, and dividing them from the borders in a parterre.

Verge 11

Definition: The penis.

Verge 12

Definition: The external male organ of certain mollusks, worms, etc. See Illustration in Appendix.

Verge 13

Definition: To border upon; to tend; to incline; to come near; to approach.

Verge 14

Definition: To tend downward; to bend; to slope; as, a hill verges to the north.

verge 15

Definition: a grass border along a road

verge 16

Definition: the limit beyond which something happens or changes; "on the verge of tears"; "on the brink of bankruptcy"

verge 17

Definition: a ceremonial or emblematic staff

verge 18

Definition: a region marking a boundary

verge 19

Definition: border on; come close to; "His behavior verges on the criminal"

 

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