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edging

[ ej-ing ]
/ ˈɛdʒ ɪŋ /
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noun

something that forms or is placed along an edge or border.
Skiing. the tilting of a ski to the side so that one edge cuts into the snow.

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Origin of edging

First recorded in 1550–60; edge + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM edging

edg·ing·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for edging

edging
/ (ˈɛdʒɪŋ) /

noun

anything placed along an edge to finish it, esp as an ornament, fringe, or border on clothing or along a path in a garden
the act of making an edge

adjective

relating to or used for making an edgeedging shears
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