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A moment later they were edging their way down the declivity of what once had been a railroad track, at last to veer.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
Dedmon, and the lawyer—who hadn't spoken a single word in all the talk—were edging toward the door.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
It looked as if he were edging out from under—or maybe he really believed that.
SENSE FROM THOUGHT DIVIDEMARK IRVIN CLIFTON
The ship which had been standing off from the shore was now edging in toward the land.
LEFT ON THE LABRADORDILLON WALLACE
These are all good, when properly cared for, when used for edging beds and borders.
AMATEUR GARDENCRAFTEBEN E. REXFORD
In using Candytuft for edging, set the plants about a foot apart.
AMATEUR GARDENCRAFTEBEN E. REXFORD
One of our best flowering plants for edging purposes is Candytuft.
AMATEUR GARDENCRAFTEBEN E. REXFORD
He rode on, gradually edging across to what in France is the wrong side of the road.
THE ISLE OF UNRESTHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
He shrank back against the wall, and edging away, paused only when a dozen or fifteen feet from the breach.
SHADOW, THE MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVEPOLICE CAPTAIN HOWARD
But what is the edging of blacker smoke that hangs along its lower side, and which you may trace down into the thicket of hazel?
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
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WORDS RELATED TO EDGING

  • adornment
  • border
  • edging
  • embellishment
  • frill
  • fringe
  • garnish
  • gingerbread
  • ornamentation
  • piping
  • trimming
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