Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An officer in charge of the town walls, or their repairs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who had charge of the wall of a town, or its repairs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An officer appointed to superintend the keeping of the town walls in repair and to receive a certain toll (murage) for that purpose.

Etymologies

From Middle English murager, from Old French muragier ("an officer in charge of town walls, receiving toll for repairs"), from murage ("tax levied for the building or repairing of town walls"), from Latin murus ("a wall") + -aticum. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I can't imagine that "murenger" and "macule" leapt unbidden from his wordhoard.

    The Valve

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  • Mu´ren`ger
    n. 1. One who had charge of the wall of a town, or its repairs.

    September 25, 2009