edged

adjective
\ ˈejd How to pronounce edged (audio) , ˈe-jid How to pronounce edged (audio) \

Definition of edged

1 : having a specified kind of edge, boundary, or border or a specified number of edges rough-edged two-edged
2 : sharp, cutting an edged knife an edged remark

Examples of edged in a Sentence

always store your finely edged knives in a knife block
Recent Examples on the Web Oncologists have increasingly seen mammograms as a double-edged scalpel. Angus Chen, STAT, 30 June 2022 With great attention to detail, the Summer 2022 collection revels in raw-edged knits, HTG® embroidery, and graphic tees that all have a refined, vintage feel. Cassell Ferere, Forbes, 6 June 2022 As part of their purchase, the anonymous owner of the NFT will have the right to view the paper copy – with its ragged-edged yellow paper and three-hole punch down the left side – but not to take it away. Ryan Lenora Brown, The Christian Science Monitor, 25 Apr. 2022 The raw-edged collection includes textiles from denim and napa leather to cashmere. Allyson Portee, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Mar. 2022 There’s HiHo Cheeseburger’s tangy, saucy fast-food-style vegan burger, better with a side of some of the most exquisite French fries in town — dark-edged and crisp and properly salted. New York Times, 24 Jan. 2022 Ronnie Spector, whose hard-edged yet tremulous voice soared on the Ronettes’ girl-group hits of the early ‘60s, died on Wednesday of cancer. Chris Morris, Variety, 12 Jan. 2022 Police in LaGrange, Ga., have instituted a shoot-to-incapacitate training program, based on policing practices in Europe, where departments deal with fewer guns and more edged and blunt weapons, The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported in May. Paighten Harkins, The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 Oct. 2021 As might be evident, the OTA is a dual-edged sword. Lance Eliot, Forbes, 19 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of edged

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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25 Jul 2022

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“Edged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edged. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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