What does edged mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. edgedadjective

    having a specified kind of border or edge

    "a black-edged card"; "rough-edged leaves"; "dried sweat left salt-edged patches"

  2. cutting, edged, stingingadjective

    (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character

    "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment"

  3. edgedadjective

    having a cutting edge or especially an edge or edges as specified; often used in combination

    "an edged knife"; "a two-edged sword"


  1. edgedverb

    Past tense of to edge.

    Already a mentally fragile boy, he now edged towards insanity.

  2. edgedadjective

    referring to something that has a sharp planar surface

    The monks were forbidden to carry edged weapons such as swords and axes.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Edgedparticipial adj.

    Sharp; not blunt.

    Etymology: from edge.

    We find that subtile or edged quantities do prevail over blunt ones. Kenelm Digby, on Bodies.


  1. edged

    Edged generally refers to something that has a border, margin, or edge. It may also refer to something having a sharp or cutting edge, or something characterized by a distinct or noticeable quality. It can often be used to describe objects, words, or actions that have literal or metaphorical boundaries, sharpness, or pronounced characteristics.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Edged

    of Edge

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of edged in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of edged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of edged in a Sentence

  1. Rick Potts:

    The sharp-edged flakes could cut as effectively than a lion’s set of teeth, and the hammerstones could crush as effectively as an elephant’s molars — and thus all of possible foods of the savanna woodlands/grasslands were opened up to processing with this new set of teeth outside of the body.

  2. Justin Bartholomew:

    It’s a double-edged sword – energy drinks are bad for you because of the sugar and the caffeine, but, also, if you are drinking these drinks and you have depression, it is a lethal combination.

  3. Nicholas Chamfort:

    An economist is a surgeon with an excellent scalpel and a rough-edged lancet, who operates beautifully on the dead and tortures the living.

  4. Eric Trump:

    You know testing is a double-edged sword.

  5. Benjamin Lu:

    Crude oil futures edged up as market sentiments were buoyed by a surprise drawdown in U.S. crude oil inventories and tighter market fundamentals in the current term.

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    the act of carrying something
    A jeopardize
    B carry
    C interrupt
    D attend

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