Edge"shot(?), a. (Carp.) Having an edge planed, -- said of a board. Knight.
Edge"wise(?), } adv. With the edge towards anything; in the direction of the edge.
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.
Glad to get in a word, as they say, edgeways.Sir W. Scott.
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