the brink, as of a cliff.
any extreme edge; verge.
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- rage quit,
- ragged jacket,
- ragged robin,
- ragged school,
on the ragged edge, in a dangerous or precarious position; on the verge or brink of: on the ragged edge of despair.
Origin of ragged edge
An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for ragged edge
They are mostly on the “border-land,” if not on the “ragged-edge” of insanity.The New Avatar and The Destiny of the Soul|Jirah D. Buck