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English definition of “verger”

verger

noun [C]     /ˈvɜː.dʒər/ US  /ˈvɝː.dʒɚ/
an official in some Churches who takes care of the inside of a church building and performs some simple duties during services Religious leaders and officials
(Definition of verger noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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