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Charge

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Curate in charge. A curate placed by a bishop in charge of a parish where there is no incumbent, or where the incumbent is suspended.

To charge oneself with. To take upon oneself the onus of a given task.

To give charge over. To set one in authority over.

“I gave my brother Hanani … charge over Jerusalem.”—Nehemiah vii. 2.

To give in charge. To hand over a person to the charge of a policeman.

To have in charge. To have the care of something.

To take in charge. To “take up” a person given in charge; to take upon oneself the responsibility of something.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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