wedged


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wedged

 (wĕjd)
adj.
1. Having the shape of a wedge; thick at one end and tapered at the other.
2. Stuck; jammed: couldn't remove the wedged quarter from the vending machine.

wedged

(wɛdʒd)

adj.
having the shape of a wedge.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wedged - wedged or packed in togetherwedged - wedged or packed in together; "an impacted tooth"
compact - closely and firmly united or packed together; "compact soil"; "compact clusters of flowers"
References in classic literature ?
But this man went on laughing and talking, while at every step the stone became more firmly wedged between my shoe and the frog of my foot.
But the rock was too heavy, and too firmly wedged, to be moved by any one man, were he Hercules himself.
I had raised the rope-ladder after us into my own old room, and while Raffles wedged his door I lowered the ladder from one of the best bedroom windows, in order to prepare that way of escape which was a fundamental feature of his own strategy.