from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that edges, such as a tool for trimming the edge of a lawn.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A circular saw for squaring the edges of lumber cut directly from the whole log; an edging-saw: usually double, hence called double edger. See saw.
  • noun In leather-working, a tool for trimming the edges of shoesoles, straps, harness, etc.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A tool that is used to trim the edges of a lawn

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who puts finishing edges on a garment
  • noun garden tool for cutting grass around the edges of a yard


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