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verge

1. Architect the edge of the roof tiles projecting over a gable
2. Architect the shaft of a classical column
3. English legal history
a. the area encompassing the royal court that is subject to the jurisdiction of the Lord High Steward
b. a rod or wand carried as a symbol of office or emblem of authority, as in the Church
c. a rod held by a person swearing fealty to his lord on becoming a tenant, esp of copyhold land

Verge

Edge of a sloping roof that overhangs a gable.

verge

[vərj]
(building construction)
The edge of a sloping roof which projects over a gable.

verge

1. The edge projecting over the gable of a roof.
2. The shaft of a column; a small ornamental shaft.
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Colonoscopy in May 1998 showed a 5 cm fungating, ulcerated mass 2 cm from the anal verge in the anterior position.
She then repairs the internal anal sphincter extending 3 cm cephalad from the anal verge.
These biopsies were performed by a pathologist, blinded to the patient's drug treatment, at 5, 15 and 25 cm from the anal verge.