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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."
(circa) (w), ''(w)'', Act 3, Scene 4, 1818, ''The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare'', Volume 6, C. Whittingham, London, page 49:
- No, 'tis slander; / Whose edge is sharper than the sword;
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:
1598, (w), ''(w)'', Act 4, Scene 1, 1830, (w) (editor), ''The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare'', Volume 1, page 166:
- Here by, upon the edge of yonder coppice; / A stand, where you may make the fairest shoot.
1667, (w), ''(w)'', 1824, Edwartd Hawkins (editor), ''The Poetical Works of John Milton'', Volume 1, page 32:
- In worst extremes, and on the perilous edge / Of battle when it rag'd, in all assaults
1820, (w), ''(w)'', 1833, ''The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott'', Volume 3, page 9:
- they never wanted the pretext, and seldom the will, to harass and pursue, even to the very edge of destruction, any of their less powerful neighbours
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.
1820, (w), ''(w)'', 1827, page 175:
- we are to turn the full edge of our indignation upon the accursed instrument, which had so well nigh occasioned his utter falling away.
''in the edge of evening''
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
''He edged the book across the table.''
''He edged away from her.''
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.
1690, (w), ''Don Sebastian, King of Portugal: A Tragedy''
- To edge her champion sword
To make sharp or keen; to incite; to exasperate; to goad; to urge or egg on.
1630, (w), ''The Life and Raigne of King Edward the Sixt''
- By such reasonings, the simple were blinded, and the malicious edged.
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.