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edullisempi asema, etumatka
2017 August 25, Euan McKirdy et al, "Arrest warrant to be issued for former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra", in edition.cnn.com, ''CNN'':
- Thitinan said Yingluck's decision to skip the verdict hearing will have "emboldened" the military government. "They would not have wanted to put her in jail, in this scenario, (but her not showing up today) puts her on the back foot and gives them an edge."
1833, Adam Clarke (editor), ''(w)'', II, 12, ''The New Testament'', page 929:
- And to the angel of the church in Pergamos write; These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges:
(RQ:Shakespeare Love's Labour's Lost)
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
Sharpness; readiness or fitness to cut; keenness; intenseness of desire.
(ante) (w), ''Sermon X: The Faith and Patience of the Saints, Part 2'', ''The Whole Sermons of Jeremy Taylor'', 1841, page 69:
- Death and persecution lose all the ill that they can have, if we do not set an edge upon them by our fears and by our vices.
1670, (w), ''(w)'', ''The Prose Works of John Milton'', published 1853, Volume V, page 203
- supposing that the new general, unacquainted with his army, and on the edge of winter, would not hastily oppose them.
A shot where the ball comes off the edge of the bat, often unintentionally.
2004 March 29, R. Bharat Rao Short report: Ind-Pak T1D2 Session 1 in rec.sports.cricket, Usenet
- Finally another edge for 4, this time dropped by the keeper
(quote-journal)| title=Liverpool 3 - 0 Man City| work=BBC Sport| url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/eng_prem/9449111.stm| passage=Carroll has been edging slowly towards full fitness after his expensive arrival from Newcastle United and his partnership with £23m Luis Suarez showed rich promise as Liverpool controlled affairs from start to finish.
To trim the margin of a lawn where the grass meets the sidewalk, usually with an electric or gas-powered lawn edger.
To furnish with an edge; to construct an edging.
2005, Paige Gilchrist, ''The Big Book of Backyard Projects: Walls, Fences, Paths, Patios, Benches, Chairs & More'', Section 2: Paths and Walkways, page 181,
- If you're edging with stone, brick, or another material in a lawn area, set the upper surfaces of the edging just at or not more than ½ inch above ground level so it won't be an obstacle to lawn mowers.
To furnish with an edge, as a tool or weapon; to sharpen.
(RQ:Dryden Don Sebastian)
To make sharp or keen; to incite; to exasperate; to goad; to urge or egg on.
(RQ:Hayward Edward 6)
2012, Ryan Field, ''Field of Dreams: The Very Best Stories of Ryan Field'', page 44
- His mouth was open and he was still jerking his dick. Justin knew he must have been edging by then.