Edge, v. i. 1. To move sideways; to move gradually; as, edge along this way.
2. To sail close to the wind.
I must edge up on a point of wind.Dryden.
To edge away
To edge off
(Naut.), to increase the distance gradually from the shore, vessel, or other object. --
To edge down
(Naut.), to approach by slow degrees, as when a sailing vessel approaches an object in an oblique direction from the windward. --
To edge in, to get in edgewise; to get in by degrees. --
To edge in with, as with a coast or vessel
(Naut.), to advance gradually, but not directly, toward it.
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