Edgeshot

Edge"shot

(?), a. (Carp.) Having an edge planed, -- said of a board. Knight.

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Edge"ways

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Edge"wise

(?), } adv. With the edge towards anything; in the direction of the edge.
[1913 Webster]

to get a word in edgewise to succeed in expressing an opinion in a conversation, in spite of constant speech from another or others; as, he talked incessantly and I couldn't get a word in edgewise. the form edgeways is now uncommon.
[PJC]

Glad to get in a word, as they say, edgeways.
Sir W. Scott.
[1913 Webster]

 

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