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1. A thin fragile edge, especially a tapering edge of a board.


(General Engineering) a board or plank that tapers to a thin edge at one side
ˈfeatherˌedged adj


(ˈfɛð ərˌɛdʒ)

n., v. -edged, -edg•ing. n.
1. a thin or tapered edge, esp. one that is sharp.
2. an object or implement with such an edge.
3. to give such an edge to.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.featheredge - a thin tapering edge
edge - a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
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