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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Edge  \Edge\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Edged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Edging}.] 
  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. 
  --Locke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  edged 
  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}, 
  {stinging}] 
  3:  having  a  cutting  edge  or  especially  an  edge  or  edges  as 
  specified;  often  used  in  combination;  "an  edged  knife";  "a 
  two-edged  sword" 




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