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Verge

Pronunciation: vẽrj
n.1.A rod or staff, carried as an emblem of authority; as, the verge, carried before a dean.
2.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.
3.(Eng. Law) The compass of the court of Marshalsea and the Palace court, within which the lord steward and the marshal of the king's household had special jurisdiction; - so called from the verge, or staff, which the marshal bore.
4.A virgate; a yardland.
5.A border, limit, or boundary of a space; an edge, margin, or brink of something definite in extent.
6.A circumference; a circle; a ring.
7.(Arch.) The shaft of a column, or a small ornamental shaft.
8.(Horol.) The spindle of a watch balance, especially one with pallets, as in the old vertical escapement. See under Escapement.
9.(Hort.) The edge or outside of a bed or border.
10.The penis.
11.(Zool.) The external male organ of certain mollusks, worms, etc. See Illustration in Appendix.
v. i.1.To border upon; to tend; to incline; to come near; to approach.
[imp. & p. p. Verged (vẽrjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Verging (vẽr"jĭng).]
2.To tend downward; to bend; to slope; as, a hill verges to the north.
Noun1.Vergeverge - a region marking a boundary
Synonyms: brink, threshold
2.verge - the limit beyond which something happens or changes; "on the verge of tears"; "on the brink of bankruptcy"
Synonyms: brink
3.verge - a ceremonial or emblematic staff
Synonyms: scepter, sceptre, wand
4.verge - a grass border along a road
Verb1.verge - border on; come close to; "His behavior verges on the criminal"
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