a shallow vessel for receiving water or blood, also for presenting offerings of fine flour with oil. (Numbers 7:79) The daughter of Herodias brought the head of St. John the Baptist in a charger, (Matthew 14:8) probably a trencher or platter. [BASIN]
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Bibliography Information Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Charger,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". <http://classic.studylight.org/dic/sbd/view.cgi?number=T947>. 1901.