tenant by the verge

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  • verge — verge1 [vʉrj] n. [ME < OFr, rod, wand, stick, yard, hoop < L virga, twig, rod, wand < IE * wizga < base * wei , to bend, twist > WIRE, WHISK] 1. a) the edge, brink, or margin (of something): also used figuratively [the verge of the …   English World dictionary

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  • tenant — In the broadest sense, one who holds or possesses lands or tenements by any kind of right or title, whether in fee, for life, for years, at will, or otherwise. In a more restricted sense, one who holds lands of another; one who has the temporary… …   Black's law dictionary

  • verge — verge1 /verrj/, n., v., verged, verging. n. 1. the edge, rim, or margin of something: the verge of a desert; to operate on the verge of fraud. 2. the limit or point beyond which something begins or occurs; brink: on the verge of a nervous… …   Universalium

  • verge — I [[t]vɜrdʒ[/t]] n. v. verged, verg•ing 1) the limit beyond which something begins or occurs; brink: on the verge of a nervous breakdown[/ex] 2) the edge or margin of something: the verge of a desert[/ex] 3) a limiting belt, strip, or border of… …   From formal English to slang

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  • verge — verge, or virge /varj/ In old English law, the compass of the royal court, which bounds the jurisdiction of the lord steward of the household; it seems to have been twelve miles about. An uncertain quantity of land from fifteen to thirty acres.… …   Black's law dictionary

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