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

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Examples of edged in a Sentence

always store your finely edged knives in a knife block
Recent Examples on the Web And yet these decisions on what data to use and exclude require great care, like receiving a double-edged razor in an unprotected hand. Gary Shiffman, Forbes, 16 June 2021 In contrast to the Queen, Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are using the standard black-edged stationary during the mourning period. Annie Goldsmith, Town & Country, 20 Apr. 2021 Over the past fifteen years, Atlanta trap rappers have coexisted with snap rappers, and straight-edged street rhymers have shared a playing field with emotional weirdos, while some artists have dabbled in multiple approaches. Mankaprr Conteh, Rolling Stone, 15 Apr. 2021 The goal is a level and straight-edged square of butter. The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Apr. 2021 There can also occasionally be a little straight-edged backlight blooming around stand-out bright objects in Game mode - though oddly this is more likely to occur where bright objects appear on a greyish background than a truly black one. John Archer, Forbes, 25 Feb. 2021 The color combinations and the mix of prettiness, done in a modern way, and then this hard-edged, masculine elegance. Hadley Mendelsohn, House Beautiful, 19 Feb. 2021 Eventually, a document that was put together to expose or at least embarrass Trump would become a double-edged political weapon, used by his supporters who sought to discredit everyone who had touched it. New York Times, 15 Jan. 2017 Many of their best songs have a deliberateness on the topic of how to build a life, both wistful and hard-edged. Krista Stevens, Longreads, 10 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of edged

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

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19 Jun 2021

Cite this Entry

“Edged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edged. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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