AskDefine | Define edged

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edged adj
1 having a specified kind of border or edge; "a black-edged card"; "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, 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"

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. Past tense of to edge.
    Already a mentally fragile boy, he now edged towards insanity.


  1. referring to something that has a sharp planar surface
    The monks were forbidded to carry edged weapons such as swords and axes.
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