edger

noun
edg·​er | \ ˈe-jər How to pronounce edger (audio) \

Definition of edger

: one that edges especially : a tool used to trim the edge of a lawn along a sidewalk or curb

Examples of edger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Plan to use the edger sander and orbital sander in tandem to ensure consistency throughout the wood, working a little bit at a time with the same grade of sandpaper in both tools. Michael Phillips, chicagotribune.com, "Watch this. Eat that: The best takeout for a ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ takedown," 15 Apr. 2021 Plan to use the edger sander and orbital sander in tandem to ensure consistency throughout the wood, working a little bit at a time with the same grade of sandpaper in both tools. Michael Phillips, chicagotribune.com, "Watch this. Eat that: The best takeout for a ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ takedown," 15 Apr. 2021 If working with an edger, use your foot to press it into the ground and wiggle back and forth a few times. Arricca Elin Sansone, House Beautiful, "How to Edge Your Lawn for a Professional, Manicured Look," 13 Apr. 2021 Some areas may need to be broken in with a hoe or shovel before tackling it with an electric edger. Anthony Marcusa, chicagotribune.com, "How to edge a lawn," 4 Apr. 2021 This model can be used as an electric mower, a trimmer, or an edger, and weighs just 13.1 pounds. Allison Cacich, Better Homes & Gardens, "The 9 Best Lawn Mowers to Keep Your Yard Well-Groomed," 30 Mar. 2021 Running an edger along your driveway and walkways gives your yard a fresh, neat look. Allen Foster, chicagotribune.com, "Lawn care: Best practices for spring and summer," 24 Mar. 2021 Plan to use the edger sander and orbital sander in tandem to ensure consistency throughout the wood, working a little bit at a time with the same grade of sandpaper in both tools. Sarah Baird, Good Housekeeping, "Refinishing," 14 Sep. 2020 Plan to use the edger sander and orbital sander in tandem to ensure consistency throughout the wood, working a little bit at a time with the same grade of sandpaper in both tools. Sarah Baird, House Beautiful, "Refinishing," 14 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of edger

1591, in the meaning defined above

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4 May 2021

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“Edger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edger. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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