1. a line or border at which a surface terminates.
2. a brink or verge.
3. any of the narrow surfaces of a thin, flat object.
4. a line at which two surfaces of a solid object meet.
5. the thin, sharp side of the blade of a cutting instrument or weapon.
6. the sharpness proper to a blade.
7. sharpness or keenness of language, argument, tone of voice, appetite, desire, etc.
8. British Dialect. a hill or cliff.
9. an improved position; advantage.
a. advantage, especially the advantage gained by being the age or eldest hand.
b. also: eldest hand - the player on the dealer's left.
11.Ice Skating. one of the two edges of a skate blade where the sides meet the bottom surface, made sharp by carving a groove on the bottom.
12.Skiing. one of the two edges on the bottom of a ski that is angled into a slope when making a turn.
–verb (used with object)
13.to put an edge on; sharpen.
14.to provide with an edge or border: to edge a terrace with shrubbery; to edge a skirt with lace.
15.to make or force (one's way) gradually by moving sideways.
a. to turn (a piece to be rolled) onto its edge.
b. to roll (a piece set on edge).
c. to give (a piece) a desired width by passing between vertical rolls.
d. to rough (a piece being forged) so that the bulk is properly distributed for final forging.
–verb (used without object)
17.to move sideways.
18.to advance gradually or cautiously
On the edge of the fridge
Dreaming of retribution.
haiku 18th October 2017
1 hour ago