edge

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edge

1. noun, slang Mild intoxication. I only had a couple of beers. Enough to get a bit of an edge, but nothing debilitating.
2. noun, slang Intensity or severity. We won't be having lunch for another hour, but if you're hungry now, I've got some snacks to take the edge off. We can give you some medication to help take the edge off the pain.
3. verb, vulgar slang To provide just enough sexual stimulation to approach but not reach orgasm. Usually said of males.

edging

vulgar slang The act or practice of providing just enough sexual stimulation to approach but not reach orgasm. Usually said of males.
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edge

( one's way) across (something) to make one's way across something carefully. The hikers edged their way across the narrow ledge. Now, edge your way across and don't look down.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

edge

n. drunkenness; the early stage of intoxication from alcohol or drugs. (see also have an edge on.) She was beginning to show a little edge, but she obviously still could drive.

edged

mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. We were edged and full of rich food. We needed only to sleep.
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