featheredge

noun
feath·​er·​edge | \ ˈfe-t͟hər-ˌej How to pronounce featheredge (audio) , ˌfe-t͟hər-ˈej\

Definition of featheredge

: a very thin sharp edge especially : one that is easily broken or bent over

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featheredge transitive verb

First Known Use of featheredge

1616, in the meaning defined above

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