edging

noun
edg·​ing | \ ˈe-jiŋ How to pronounce edging (audio) \

Definition of edging

: something that forms an edge or border

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Examples of edging in a Sentence

the lace edging on the sleeves gives a blouse a pleasingly feminine look
Recent Examples on the Web Those are really more for garden edging, and really beautiful. Margaret Roach, New York Times, "It’s Not Too Late for a Flower Garden," 1 May 2020 The University of Minnesota recommends looking at the edging and seams of mattresses and box springs, as well as a bed's headboard. David Oliver, USA TODAY, "Princess Cruises responds after 'Marriage Story' actress speaks out, sues alleging bedbugs," 16 Jan. 2020 Lizzo opted for a brow-reaching application of neon peach eye shadow, an edging of yellow at the inner corners making for a saturated moment reminiscent of a sunset. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, "Lizzo Just Debuted a Dramatic New Hair Color," 1 Oct. 2019 The University of Minnesota recommends looking at the edging and seams of mattresses and box springs, as well as a bed's headboard. David Oliver, USA TODAY, "Princess Cruises responds after 'Marriage Story' actress speaks out, sues alleging bedbugs," 16 Jan. 2020 The University of Minnesota recommends looking at the edging and seams of mattresses and box springs, as well as a bed's headboard. David Oliver, USA TODAY, "Princess Cruises responds after 'Marriage Story' actress speaks out, sues alleging bedbugs," 16 Jan. 2020 An edging of onyx at the eyes’s outer corners ensured the look was sultry as well as festive, while gold hoops and a balmed lip rounded out the evening’s aesthetic. Vogue, "How Adut Akech Preps for a Pre-Holiday Soirée," 25 Oct. 2019 The plywood needs no edging, and the parts do not require a finish. Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "Your Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Platform Bed Frame," 30 Aug. 2019 Old look: For the nationally televised game, the Raiders wore throwback jerseys in a style worn for one season by their 1970 team, featuring silver numbers with black edging. Matt Kawahara, SFChronicle.com, "Raiders’ Jon Gruden on a cold streak with challenges," 7 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of edging

1558, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of edging was in 1558

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10 May 2020

Cite this Entry

“Edging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edging. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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edging

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How to pronounce edging (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of edging

: something that forms an edge or border

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