from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Past tense of to edge.
  • adj. referring to something that has a sharp planar surface

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. having a specified kind of border or edge.
  • adj. having a cutting edge or especially an edge or edges as specified; often used in combination. Opposit of edgeless.
  • adj. having a biting effect, implying criticism; -- used of words or language.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with an edge; sharp; keen.
  • Having a border or fringe of a different substance, color, etc., from that of the body, as a piece of cloth or a flower.
  • In heraldry, same as fimbriated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character
  • adj. having a cutting edge or especially an edge or edges as specified; often used in combination
  • adj. having a specified kind of border or edge


Sorry, no etymologies found.


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