Chiefly British. a church official who serves as sacristan, caretaker, usher, and general attendant.
British. an official who carries the verge or other symbol of office before a bishop, dean, or other dignitary.

1425–75; late Middle English; see verge1, -er1 Unabridged
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verger (ˈvɜːdʒə)
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
[C15: from Old French, from verge, from Latin virga rod, twig]

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It was the verger, who came to inform me that it was time to close the library.
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