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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. having a specified kind of border or edge;
- Example: "a black-edged card"
- Example: "rough-edged leaves"
- Example: "dried sweat left salt-edged patches"

2. (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character;
- Example: "cutting remarks"
- Example: "edged satire"
- Example: "a stinging comment"
[syn: cutting, edged, stinging]

3. having a cutting edge or especially an edge or edges as specified; often used in combination;
- Example: "an edged knife"
- Example: "a two-edged sword"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

edged \edged\ adj. 1. having a specified kind of border or edge; as, a black-edged card; dried sweat left salt-edged patches. [Postpositional] [WordNet 1.5] 2. having a cutting edge or especially an edge or edges as specified; often used in combination; as, a dull-edged blade. Opposit of edgeless. [Postpositional] [WordNet 1.5] 3. having a biting effect, implying criticism; -- used of words or language; as, edged satire. Syn: cutting, harsh, sharp, sharp-worded, stinging. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Edge \Edge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Edged; p. pr. & vb. n. Edging.] 1. To furnish with an edge as a tool or weapon; to sharpen. [1913 Webster] To edge her champion's sword. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To shape or dress the edge of, as with a tool. [1913 Webster] 3. To furnish with a fringe or border; as, to edge a dress; to edge a garden with box. [1913 Webster] Hills whose tops were edged with groves. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 4. To make sharp or keen, figuratively; to incite; to exasperate; to goad; to urge or egg on. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] By such reasonings, the simple were blinded, and the malicious edged. --Hayward. [1913 Webster] 5. To move by little and little or cautiously, as by pressing forward edgewise; as, edging their chairs forwards. --Locke. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

edged adj 1: having a specified kind of border or edge; "a black-edged card"; "rough-edged leaves"; "dried sweat left salt-edged patches" 2: (of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character; "cutting remarks"; "edged satire"; "a stinging comment" [syn: cutting, edged, stinging] 3: having a cutting edge or especially an edge or edges as specified; often used in combination; "an edged knife"; "a two-edged sword"