[ ej-ing ]
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  1. something that forms or is placed along an edge or border.

  2. Skiing. the tilting of a ski to the side so that one edge cuts into the snow.

Origin of edging

First recorded in 1550–60; edge + -ing1

Other words from edging

  • edg·ing·ly, adverb

Words Nearby edging

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British Dictionary definitions for edging


/ (ˈɛdʒɪŋ) /

  1. anything placed along an edge to finish it, esp as an ornament, fringe, or border on clothing or along a path in a garden

  2. the act of making an edge

  1. relating to or used for making an edge: edging shears

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