Charger: A bowl or deep dish. The silver vessels given by the heads of the
tribes for the services of the tabernacle are so named
(Numbers 7:13) etc.
The "charger" in which the Baptist's head was presented was a platter
or flat wooden trencher
(Matthew 14:8,11; Mark 6:25,28) The chargers of gold
and silver of
(Ezra 1:9) were probably basins for receiving the blood