Definition of ledge
- a window ledge
- We rappelled down the cliff and reached the ledge.
birds perched on the ledge of a building
a ledge on the side of the mountain
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First Known Use: 1535See Words from the same year
: a narrow, flat surface that sticks out from a wall
: a flat rock surface that sticks out from a cliff
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