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verge

 [verj]
a circumference or ring.
anal verge the opening of the anus on the surface of the body.

verge

(verj),
An edge or margin.

verge

(vĕrj)
An edge or margin.
References in classic literature ?
My head fortunately came the right side up, and a few frantic catches brought me to a halt, in the neck of the gully and on the verge of the precipice.
Everywhere below me, from the base of the precipice upon whose very verge I had been unconsciously reposing, the surface of the vale presented a mass of foliage, spread with such rich profusion that it was impossible to determine of what description of trees it consisted.
A petition calling on Shetland Islands Council as well as Delting Community Council to stop cutting roadside verges until at least September is gaining momentum with hundreds of signatures.
LIVING in the Hodge Hill area for many years now, I have noticed the decline in our grass verges and pavements which were once always well maintained.
Work has been completed to repair damaged grass verges at Bargarran Shopping centre in Erskine.
WREXHAM Council is being urged to allow wildflowers to grow on grass verges throughout the county.
Residents who want to find out when verges are scheduled to be cut in their area can use the county council's interactive grass-cutting map at www.leicestershire.gov.uk/grass-cutting.
MOTORISTS who continually churn up grass verges will be made to foot repair bills in Stockton from now on.
One way to easily scrub CO2 out of the atmosphere is to plant trees and reduce the amount of fossil fuel used on excessive cutting and flailing of hedges and verges. Hundreds of miles of hedgerows in Cumbria are devoid of trees.
COUNCIL transport bosses are so worried about the damage being done by cars to grass verges that they are putting up warning signs.
The teams are carrying out grass cutting operations and also looking for suitable locations for wildflower verges.