Definition of ledge
1 : a raised or projecting edge or molding intended to protect or check a window ledge
2 : an underwater ridge or reef especially near the shore
3a : a narrow flat surface or shelf; especially : one that projects from a wall of rock We rappelled down the cliff and reached the ledge.b : rock that is solid or continuous enough to form ledges : bedrock the field was full of ledge
ledgyplay \ˈle-jē\ adjective
Examples of ledge in a sentence
birds perched on the ledge of a building
a ledge on the side of the mountain
Recent Examples of ledge from the web
Louvered Poolhouse Peter Aaron Celebrity Custom Homes 2nd Ave- Old Naples Nelson's Bend, Port Royal Modern pool and cabana where the granite ledge of Gloucester Harbor meet the manicured grounds of this private residence.
Our table spanned a natural rock ledge about three stories up, where Ms. Berry was already enjoying an Aperol spritz.
Elderly Greenlanders used to jump from the ledge to avoid becoming a burden to their families, or so the story goes.
On June 30, Yolanda Sayago, a 63-year-old with severe depression, went to the ninth floor of a building in the city of San Cristóbal and climbed onto a ledge.
Our last few moments were spent sitting up on the outside ledge of the largest bath, limbs dangling over the breaking waves below.
Most are being kept in by an accidental set of barriers, including a semi-trailer truck perched tenuously on a ledge that could give way at any time.
Some kind of large and colorful talking bird occupied a cage on the window ledge, which commanded a view of Central Park.
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Origin and Etymology of ledge
Middle English legge bar of a gate
First Known Use: 1535
LEDGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ledge for English Language Learners
: a narrow, flat surface that sticks out from a wall
: a flat rock surface that sticks out from a cliff
LEDGE Defined for Kids
Definition of ledge for Students
1 : a piece projecting from a top or an edge like a shelf a window ledge
2 : a flat surface that sticks out from a wall of rock
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