Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of making a border, or of surrounding with a border.
- n. Material for a border; a border of any kind; particularly, an ornamental band of paper placed around the upper part of the walls of a room.
“He waggled his eyebrows at me, his expression bordering on a leer.”
“The bulging eyes and fierce, gummy smile: it was an expression bordering on hysteria, and the intervening years had done nothing to dampen it.”
“Captain Spock observed their surroundings with an expression bordering on exasperation, then turned to survey the landing party.”
““It’s the windows,” Taylor said, her expression bordering on apologetic.”
“Our health care system pays for some procedures to be done in bordering states when there is an emergency need that cannot be accommodated quickly.”
“He often worked with congressmen in bordering districts as well as then-Sen.”
“Despite being located in bordering states, Arkansas and Oklahoma”
“Harper glanced over her shoulder, her expression bordering on hopeless.”
“Tacitus describes as bordering on the place "where nature ends," held thus in his day tribes that would later have for their capitals, towns founded long before by Celts: London, Vienna, Paris, and Milan.”
“Pangnirtung Settlement is on a broad sloping, moss-covered plain bordering on a fiord of the same name that runs thirty miles north easterly from Cumberland Sound in Eskimo it means "the two-year-old deer".”
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