edging

noun
edg·​ing | \ˈe-jiŋ \

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

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The away shirts are a screeching bright green, white and black with trippy jagged edging on a chevron pattern that may just be the World Cup's shining Rorschach moment, along with an ode to the country's style and pop culture energy. Leanne Italie, chicagotribune.com, "Nigeria's bright, trippy uniforms a hit among World Cup uniforms," 12 June 2018 The away shirts are a screeching bright green, white and black with trippy jagged edging on a chevron pattern that may just be the World Cup’s shining Rorschach moment, along with an ode to the country’s style and pop culture energy. Washington Post, "Nigeria’s bright, trippy uniforms a hit among World Cup unis," 12 June 2018 Improvements were both cosmetic as well as improving the facility’s utilities and included compete exterior painting, brick edging and mulch as well as new LED lighting inside, a water heater, fridge, freezer, bar cooler and a slop sink. David Sharos, Aurora Beacon-News, "Volunteers give Aurora VFW post 'a complete face lift'," 10 May 2018 Though Hosk finished her look with a pink lip and an edging of onyx liner, the in-step moment was ultimately all about the stylized, I-woke-up-like-this hair. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, "This Victoria's Secret Model and her Boyfriend Make the Case for Twinning Bedhead Hair," 1 May 2018 Its school buildings were tired — some edging into decrepitude. Anna M. Phillips, latimes.com, "Six years after the state came in to save Inglewood Unified, the district faces a budget crisis, buildings in disrepair and lack of steady leadership," 10 Apr. 2018 The dense foliage is a glossy dark green and tops out at about 18 inches, forming a solid edging or groundcover. Ellen Nibali, baltimoresun.com, "Garden Q&A: Stop to smell the sweetbox plants," 8 Mar. 2018 McGrath applied holographic edgings along ​the ​jawline​​​ and forehead​​ to mimic a bionic being; metallic coated lips topped with a reflective layering of geometrics​ served as the beauty mic drop of the season​. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, "5 Scene-Stealing Beauty Lessons From Couture Fashion Week," 25 Jan. 2018 Tip: Mass them for the best effect or use as sidewalk edging. Kier Holmes, Sunset, "9 Spring-Blooming Flowers to Wake up Your Garden," 22 Jan. 2018

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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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edging

noun

English Language Learners Definition of edging

: something that forms an edge or border

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