- a layer or mass of rock underground.
- a lode or vein.
verb (used with object), ledged, ledg·ing.
Origin of ledge
Examples from the Web for ledging
Historical Examples of ledging
Ledging the lid crossways on the coffin, he placed his hand gently upon Camilla's brow.Hugo
Word Origin for ledge
late 13c., "crossbar on a door," perhaps from Middle English verb leggen "to place, lay" (see lay (v.)). Sense of "narrow shelf" is first recorded 1550s; "shelf-like projection of rock" is from 1550s.