verge

  1. a region marking a boundary
  2. the limit beyond which something happens or changes
  3. a ceremonial or emblematic staff
  4. (British) a grass border along a road

Verge

• (v. i.) To tend downward; to bend; to slope; as, a hill verges to the north. • (n.) The external male organ of certain mollusks, worms, etc. See Illustration in Appendix. • (n.) The penis. • (n.) The stick or wand with which persons were formerly admitted tenants, they holding it in the hand, and swearing fealty to the lord. S...
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verge

(vurj) a circumference or ring. anal verge anocutaneous line.
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verge

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. The compass of the court of Marshalsea and the Palace court, withi...
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verge

brink noun the limit beyond which something happens or changes; `on the verge of tears`; `on the brink of bankruptcy`
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Verge

Verge intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Verged ; present participle & verbal noun Verging .] [ Latin vergere to bend, turn, incline; confer Sanskrit v...j to turn.] 1. To border upon; to tend; to incli...
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Verge

Verge noun [ French verge , Latin virga ; perhaps akin to English wisp .] 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...
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verge

an old name for the yard, taken from the Latin word virga for a twig or stick. In modern French, verge is the customary word for the English yard.
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Verge

In architecture a verge is the shaft of a column, or a small ornamental shaft. The term is also applied to the edge of the tiling projecting over the gable of a roof.
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Verge

In horology, a verge is the spindle of a watch balance, especially one with pallets, as in the old vertical escapement. In horticulture a verge is the edge or outside of a bed or border. The term is also applied to a slip of grass adjoining gravel walks, and dividing them from the borders in a parterre.
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Verge

The edge of a roof at the gable.
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Verge

The edge of a roof at the gable.
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Verge

The edge of a roof that runs from eaves to ridge at a gable The verge is usually cement pointed.
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Verge

The oldest and longest-lived of all escapements, invented (probably before 1300) for large wrought-iron church clocks and successfully applied, almost without change, in 18th-century French watches an inch or less in diameter.   Verge watches are notoriously inaccurate, tending to run very fast;  Ca
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verge

Type: Term Pronunciation: verj Definitions: 1. An edge or margin.
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verge

verge, verging 1. The act of verging or inclining to or towards some object, etc.2. Of the sun; to descend toward the horizon; to sink, or begin to do so.3. To move in a certain direction (especially, downwards); also, to extend or to stretch.4. To incline or tend, to approach or draw near, towards or to some state or condition.5. To pass or underg...
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verge

[n] - the limit beyond which something happens or changes 2. [n] - (British) a grass border along a road 3. [v] - border on
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