Definition for edged (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), edged, edg·ing.
- to turn (a piece to be rolled) onto its edge.
- to roll (a piece set on edge).
- to give (a piece) a desired width by passing between vertical rolls.
- to rough (a piece being forged) so that the bulk is properly distributed for final forging.
verb (used without object), edged, edg·ing.
Origin of edge
Related formsedge·less, adjectiveout·edge, verb (used with object), out·edged, out·edg·ing.un·der·edge, nounun·edge, verb (used with object), un·edged, un·edg·ing.
Examples from the Web for edged
Obama seems to have edged into the text by virtue of being dubbed “Mr. Cool” in a magazine article.Defining American Cool From Walt Whitman to Tina Fey and Johnny Depp|Jason Berry|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He has since edged closer to the center, angering one-time Tea Party allies.Swing States Sit Out Obamacare: What Four Holdouts Are Doing|David Freedlander|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Danzig was under serious consideration to be secretary of Defense after Obama was elected but was edged out by Robert Gates.The Short List of Candidates to Replace Janet Napolitano at DHS|Daniel Klaidman|July 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Fox edged a bit closer to the center, and Palin began to seem more the Julianne Moore of Game Change than a political force.
A matchup against Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whom she edged 44 percent to 42 percent, could be much closer.
Piles of planks reared high at her back, and edged the scow with the squareness of a room.From the Valley of the Missing|Grace Miller White
Then, digging his hand in the sand and holding the plank with his knees, he edged it out into the river.The Lone Star Ranger|Zane Grey
Harmon made a motion toward his pocket, but Bob edged him toward the steps.Left Half Harmon|Ralph Henry Barbour
She edged her chair close to his, drew his head down in her lap and ran her fingers through his thick, red hair.The Foolish Virgin|Thomas Dixon
So they rode on down the hill and along the shingled beach that edged a lagoon.The Mermaid|Lily Dougall
British Dictionary definitions for edged
- a line along which two faces or surfaces of a solid meet
- a line joining two vertices of a graph
- a cliff, ridge, or hillside
- (capital) (in place names)Hade Edge
- nervously irritable; tense
- nervously excited or eager
Derived Formsedgeless, adjectiveedger, noun
Word Origin for edge
Idioms and Phrases with edged
In addition to the idioms beginning with edge
- edge in
- edge out
- cutting edge
- get a word in edgewise
- have the edge on
- on edge
- on the edge
- over the edge
- set one's teeth on edge
- take the edge off
- thin edge of the wedge