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Definition of Edge
EdgeEdge Edge, n. [OE. eg, egge, AS. ecg; akin to OHG. ekka, G.
ecke, Icel. & Sw. egg, Dan. eg, and to L. acies, Gr. ? point,
Skr. a?ri edge. ??. Cf. Egg, v. t., Eager, Ear spike of
1. The thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument; as,
the edge of an ax, knife, sword, or scythe. Hence,
figuratively, that which cuts as an edge does, or wounds
He which hath the sharp sword with two edges. --Rev.
Slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword.
2. Any sharp terminating border; a margin; a brink; extreme
verge; as, the edge of a table, a precipice.
Upon the edge of yonder coppice. --Shak.
In worst extremes, and on the perilous edge Of
Pursue even to the very edge of destruction. --Sir
3. Sharpness; readiness of fitness to cut; keenness;
intenseness of desire.
The full edge of our indignation. --Sir W.
Death and persecution lose all the ill that they can
have, if we do not set an edge upon them by our
fears and by our vices. --Jer. Taylor.
4. The border or part adjacent to the line of division; the
beginning or early part; as, in the edge of evening. ``On
the edge of winter.' --Milton.
Edge joint (Carp.), a joint formed by two edges making a
Edge mill, a crushing or grinding mill in which stones roll
around on their edges, on a level circular bed; -- used
for ore, and as an oil mill. Called also Chilian mill.
Edge molding (Arch.), a molding whose section is made up of
two curves meeting in an angle.
(a) (Carp.) A plane for edging boards.
(b) (Shoemaking) A plane for edging soles.
Edge play, a kind of swordplay in which backswords or
cutlasses are used, and the edge, rather than the point,
Edge rail. (Railroad)
(a) A rail set on edge; -- applied to a rail of more depth
(b) A guard rail by the side of the main rail at a switch.
Edge railway, a railway having the rails set on edge.
Edge stone, a curbstone.
(a) Any tool instrument having a sharp edge intended for
(b) A tool for forming or dressing an edge; an edging
To be on edge, to be eager, impatient, or anxious.
To set the teeth on edge, to cause a disagreeable tingling
sensation in the teeth, as by bringing acids into contact
with them. --Bacon. EdgeEdge Edge, v. i.
1. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this
2. To sail close to the wind.
I must edge up on a point of wind. --Dryden.
To edge away or off (Naut.), to increase the distance
gradually from the shore, vessel, or other object.
To edge down (Naut.), to approach by slow degrees, as when
a sailing vessel approaches an object in an oblique
direction from the windward.
To edge in, to get in edgewise; to get in by degrees.
To edge in with, as with a coast or vessel (Naut.), to
advance gradually, but not directly, toward it.
Meaning of Edge from wikipedia
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