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  • 'Come,' says I, gentle like, an 'edgin' near up to her, 'give me my answer.

    The Uncalled A Novel Paul Laurence Dunbar 1889

  • And look at them clouds edgin 'in on the moon like they was thugs a-packin' blackjacks and waitin 'for an openin' to whale in.

    Then I'll Come Back to You Larry Evans

  • When I was young they was made of good thick cotton, long-sleeved an 'high-necked, trimmed with Hamburg edgin' an 'buttoned down the front.

    The Old Gray Homestead Frances Parkinson Keyes 1927

  • There was Riggs an 'Las Vegas alone in the center of the big saloon, with the crowd edgin' to the walls an 'slidin' back of the bar.

    The Man of the Forest 1919

  • Him an 'me kept edgin' off, an 'his pards kept edgin' after us, till we got over in a corner of the saloon.

    The Man of the Forest 1919

  • Bull was a big dark man, edgin 'up onto the thirty mark.

    Captain Scraggs or, The Green-Pea Pirates Gordon [Illustrator] Grant 1918

  • "Then we'll remember that," says I. "No harm in my edgin 'in long enough to drop a word to Joe, the head waiter, to give you a nice quiet corner table and take care of you well, is there?"

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford 1907

  • He'd been hangin 'on here in the bond room for five or six years, edgin' up step by step until he got to be assistant chief, but at that he wasn't much more'n an office drudge.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford 1907

  • "I have to meet my cousin Abie Moss," says he, edgin 'away.

    Torchy, Private Sec. Sewell Ford 1907

  • We was edgin 'up toward the end of the series, and our team and the Wapatomac crowd was neck and neck.

    The Depot Master Joseph Crosby Lincoln 1907


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