EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English egged, from Old English ecged; equivalent to edge +‎ -ed.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

edged

  1. simple past tense and past participle of edge
    Already a mentally fragile boy, he now edged towards insanity.

AdjectiveEdit

edged (comparative more edged, superlative most edged)

  1. That has a sharp planar surface.
    The monks were forbidden to carry edged weapons such as swords and axes.
  2. followed by with: Having an edging of a certain material, color, and so on.
    a coat edged with fur
    black feathers edged with gray