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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[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Charger,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".