Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having two keen edges.
  • adjective Being such that two contrasting meanings, effects, or interpretations are possible.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having two edges, or edges on both sides; hence, cutting or effective both ways: as, a two-edged sword; a two-edged argument.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having two edges, or edges on both sides.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of an edged weapon, etc. having two cutting edges
  • adjective by extension having two, often contrasting, meanings or interpretations

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From two- +‎ edged.

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