vergée

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Norman vergée, from Anglo-Norman vergé, vergee, originally terre vergee (measured land).

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Noun[edit]

vergée (plural vergées)

  1. (Channel Islands) A measure of land, having varying values in Guernsey and Jersey.
    • 1974, GB Edwards, The Book of Ebenezer Le Page, New York 2007, p. 34:
      Her father had given her a cottage in the Robergerie with a vergée of land and a greenhouse.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vergée f (plural vergées)

  1. rood (quarter of an acre)

Verb[edit]

vergée f

  1. feminine form of the past participle of verger

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Norman[edit]

Noun[edit]

vergée f (plural vergées)

  1. (Guernsey, Jersey) vergée