verger(redirected from vergership)
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vergerChiefly Church of England
1. a church official who acts as caretaker and attendant, looking after the interior of a church and often the vestments and church furnishings
2. an official who carries the verge or rod of office before a bishop, dean, or other dignitary in ceremonies and processions
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