1) v. t. - The thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument; as, the edge of an ax, knife, sword, or scythe. Hence, figuratively, that which cuts as an edge does, or wounds deeply, etc.
2) v. t. - Any sharp terminating border; a margin; a brink; extreme verge; as, the edge of a table, a precipice.
3) v. t. - Sharpness; readiness of fitness to cut; keenness; intenseness of desire.
4) v. t. - The border or part adjacent to the line of division; the beginning or early part; as, in the edge of evening.
5) v. t. - To furnish with an edge as a tool or weapon; to sharpen.
6) v. t. - To shape or dress the edge of, as with a tool.
7) v. t. - To furnish with a fringe or border; as, to edge a dress; to edge a garden with box.
8) v. t. - To make sharp or keen, figuratively; to incite; to exasperate; to goad; to urge or egg on.
9) v. t. - To move by little and little or cautiously, as by pressing forward edgewise; as, edging their chairs forwards.
10) v. i. - To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way.
11) v. i. - To sail close to the wind.
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