vergée

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vergée f (plural vergées)

  1. rood (quarter of an acre)

VerbEdit

vergée f

  1. feminine past participle of verger

GuernésiaisEdit

NounEdit

vergée f (plural vergées)

  1. vergée
Last modified on 16 December 2013, at 12:07