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edging

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something
  • the lace edging on the sleeves gives a blouse a pleasingly feminine look

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edging

verb
present participle of edge

Synonyms & Antonyms of edging (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to make sharp or sharper
  • if you edge the tip of that stick, it should be a fine skewer for roasting marshmallows

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The first known use of edging was in 1558

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“Edging.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/edging. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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