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