Venger vs Verger - What's the difference?

venger | verger |

As an adjective venger

is cross-eyed.

As a noun verger is

one who carries a verge, or emblem of office.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • (Spenser)
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    (wikipedia verger)


    (en noun)
  • One who carries a verge, or emblem of office.
  • (chiefly, British) A lay person who takes care of the interior of a church and acts as an attendant during services, where he or she carries the verge (or virge). An usher; in major ecclesiastical landmarks, a tour guide. In the United States, the office is generally combined with that of sexton.
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  • ‘We have often seen each other,’ said Little Dorrit, recognising the sexton, or the beadle, or the verger , or whatever he was, ‘when I have been at church here.’
  • (UK) An attendant upon a dignitary, such as a bishop or dean, a justice, etc.
  • (Strype)