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Edge up   /ɛdʒ əp/   Listen
Edge up

verb
1.
Push one's way into (a space).  Synonym: edge in.






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"Edge up" Quotes from Famous Books



... an axe edge up, so Grim crawled thither, and gets the bowstring which bound him cut asunder against the axe, but still he got great wounds ...
— Njal's Saga • Unknown Icelanders

... with fine birds; but they are dumb as beetles, sir—never heard a bird sing or whistle a note in Australia. The trees make no shade, the leaves hang from the stems edge up, and look just as if they had been whipped into shreds by a gale of wind; and you rarely see a tree with a bit ...
— The Humors of Falconbridge - A Collection of Humorous and Every Day Scenes • Jonathan F. Kelley

... used often, when I found him standing alone by the bulwarks watching the shore, to edge up to him, and stop to talk; our conversation being directed by me toward some little unpleasantry in the forecastle, which if he had complained about to the first lieutenant, there would have been ...
— Blue Jackets - The Log of the Teaser • George Manville Fenn



Words linked to "Edge up" :   come on, near, approach, go up, draw near, draw close, come near



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