Among this group, Romney edged Paul, 30 to 29 percent, with Huntsman at 27 percent.
Obama seems to have edged into the text by virtue of being dubbed “Mr. Cool” in a magazine article.
Obama dominated on health care 51-38, and edged Republicans on the middle class question, 53-48.
After Szabo edged out Retton in both the bars and beam, a shot at a U.S. gold seemed increasingly unlikely.
He has since edged closer to the center, angering one-time Tea Party allies.
So that her next attempt to draw him out was edged with temper.
He took his arm away from Maggie's waist, and edged a little away from her.
He edged his way to where an arch had given access to the kitchen garden of the inn.
His wrinkled, red face was edged by a white fringe of whisker.
Watereriana (Waterer's dwarf golden) makes an excellent little bush, with smooth leaves blotched and edged with yellow.
Old English ecg "corner, edge, point," also "sword" (cf. ecgplega, literally "edge play," ecghete, literally "edge hate," both used poetically for "battle"), from Proto-Germanic *agjo (cf. Old Frisian egg "edge;" Old Saxon eggia "point, edge;" Middle Dutch egghe, Dutch eg; Old Norse egg, see egg (v.); Old High German ecka, German Eck "corner"), from PIE root *ak- "sharp, pointed" (cf. Sanskrit asrih "edge," Latin acies, Greek akis "point;" see acrid).
Spelling development of Old English -cg to Middle English -gg to Modern English -dge represents a widespread shift in pronunciation. To get the edge on (someone) is U.S. colloquial, first recorded 1911. Edge city is from Joel Garreau's 1992 book of that name. Razor's edge as a perilous narrow path translates Greek epi xyrou akmes. To have (one's) teeth on edge is from late 14c., though "It is not quite clear what is the precise notion originally expressed in this phrase" [OED].
late 13c., "to give an edge to" (implied in past participle egged), from edge (n.). Meaning "to move edgeways (with the edge toward the spectator), advance slowly" is from 1620s, originally nautical. Meaning "to defeat by a narrow margin" is from 1953. The meaning "urge on, incite" (16c.) often must be a mistake for egg (v.). Related: Edged; edging.
have an edge on, have an edge on someone