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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 Clients, from teenagers to couples celebrating milestone anniversaries, can customize the lettering, edging, and enamel colors, though black remains most popular. Whitney Robinson, Town & Country, "Hawaiian Name Bracelets Are an Instant Heirloom," 28 Oct. 2020 Besides the glow-in-the-dark shutters, her home is adorned with jigsaw cut outs, scalloped edging and blue and white tiles that add dimension to the façade. R. Stephanie Bruno, NOLA.com, "'Doll house' is fairy-tale-worthy on the outside, sophisticated on the inside," 22 Oct. 2020 To deter swelling, cover the MDF edges with wood veneer, plastic laminate, solid-wood edging, or two coats of polyurethane varnish. Joseph Truini, Popular Mechanics, "What Is MDF, and Is It Right for Your Next Project?," 7 Oct. 2020 Many windows in my house are losing the edging around the panes. Washington Post, "When old windows need new glazing around the panes," 5 Oct. 2020 Plan on installing an edging between your bahia turf and that of the neighbors, as both grasses can be invasive. Tom Maccubbin, orlandosentinel.com, "Camellias can be lightly fertilized now," 3 Oct. 2020 Our 3-year-old loved the pretty pink edging, but the grown-ups weren’t as thrilled with the Kool-Aid-style taste. Jennifer Day, chicagotribune.com, "Soft-serve ice cream: 8 spots in Chicago-area to indulge a final summer fling," 15 Sep. 2020 Perfect for over the mantel, yes, but also over a desk or dresser, this mirror earns rave reviews from shoppers and comes with lovely gold edging. Kami Phillips, CNN Underscored, "20 Target home decor pieces that look way more expensive than they are," 10 Aug. 2020 This wool and silk scarf fashioned in Italy is sure to bring all attention right to your neckline with its lightweight fabric and snake print edging. oregonlive, "Nordstrom online sale: Up to 60 percent off designer clothing, swimwear, Givenchy sunglasses, Gucci loafers and more," 30 June 2020

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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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2 Nov 2020

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“Edging.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/edging. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of edging

: something that forms an edge or border

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