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edged Explained

edged at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


Edged at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Edge \Edge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Edged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To furnish with an edge as a tool or weapon; to sharpen.

To edge her champion's sword. --Dryden.

2. To shape or dress the edge of, as with a tool.

3. To furnish with a fringe or border; as, to edge a dress;
to edge a garden with box.

Hills whose tops were edged with groves. --Pope.

4. To make sharp or keen, figuratively; to incite; to
exasperate; to goad; to urge or egg on. [Obs.]

By such reasonings, the simple were blinded, and the
malicious edged. --Hayward.

5. To move by little and little or cautiously, as by pressing
forward edgewise; as, edging their chairs forwards.

edged at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: having a specified kind of border or edge; "a black-edged
card"; "dried sweat left salt-edged patches"
2: (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting
remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment" [syn: {cutting},
3: having a cutting edge or especially an edge or edges as
specified; often used in combination; "an edged knife"; "a
two-edged sword"

edged at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Past tense of to edge.
  • : Already a mentally fragile boy, he now edged towards insanity.


    Inter: en-ad » j
  • referring to something that has a sharp planar surface
  • : The monks were forbidden to carry edged weapons such as swords and axes.

  • Translation: et » edged
    Translation: fr » edged
    Translation: it » edged
    Category: simple:edged -
    Translation: te » edged
    Translation: vi » edged