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

Definition of edging

: something that forms an edge or border

Examples of edging in a Sentence

the lace edging on the sleeves gives a blouse a pleasingly feminine look
Recent Examples on the Web Let your garden or mulched area have a soft, natural boundary rather than pounding metal or plastic edging into the soil around a tree. Beth Botts, Chicago Tribune, 15 May 2022 Other improvements include a new pool deck, pool stairs, risers, handrails and deck edging, as well as an ADA-compliant path leading from the parking area to the pool deck. Jennifer Van Grove, San Diego Union-Tribune, 26 Mar. 2022 The lowest temperatures in the metro area hit the area of Loxahatchee and Palm Beach Gardens in western Palm Beach County, which saw overnight temperatures reach 38 degrees, with the low edging down to 37 degrees farther west. Austen Erblat, sun-sentinel.com, 24 Jan. 2022 To take it back to edging, that’s the conflict with pleasure delaying. Kelly Mcclure, Vulture, 7 Nov. 2021 The typical battery string trimmer will easily handle the trimming needed for a small, neat suburban California yard–and the edging, too. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 14 Oct. 2021 For the edging, rip 4⁄4 hardwood stock into 3⁄8-in. Ted Kilcommons, Popular Mechanics, 12 June 2021 Davey focused his attention at Timonium Elementary School by building an outdoor learning space which is filled with mulch and equipped with benches and a solid wood edging. Melissa Whatley, baltimoresun.com, 9 June 2021 These two lawn care activities are fairly similar to edging, and certain edgers adjust to allow these functions to be performed for more versatility. Anthony Marcusa, chicagotribune.com, 4 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of edging

1558, in the meaning defined above

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19 May 2022

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“Edging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edging. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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