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  • n. A wand.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A wand. See verge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Old spellings of verge, verger.

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Examples

  • They were indie actors, with Summit being a struggling film company on the virge of bankruptcy, and Catherine Hardwicke was an indie director.

    Twilight Lexicon » Kristen Stewart Interview in Flaunt Magazine

  • I will only instance a few which are the same parts of speech; thus ‘sun’ and ‘son’; ‘virge’ (‘virga’, now obsolete) and ‘verge’; ‘reign’, ‘rain’, and ‘rein’; ‘hair’ and ‘hare’;

    English Past and Present

  • Fran makes sure that they go the right way during the procession as Carole carries the virge.

    The Guardian World News

  • Do they think that the average reader would be unable to understand that the Earth's ecosystems are overstressed and some of them are on the virge of collapse?

    Seeing the Forest

  • The only problem is they are only satisfied for that day ... by Ox - Mar 2nd, 2009 @ 12: 01pm yeah what they said ... and what about us poor unemployed gamers who are on the virge of selling their gaming rigs who cant afford 50 to 60 bucks per game ...

    Techdirt

  • So we should accept significant benefit cuts -- like the little loophole we see here -- and much higher taxes to put everyone on a system that's already on the virge of collapse?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Given that everyone and their uncle seems to have lost their jobs - or are under threat of losing their jobs - we need all of the folks we can to be stable and housed - not on the virge of economic ruin and eviction - if we even think we are going to have a chance of beating down this Depression Demon that is trying to come to life.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

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