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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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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Jim had crept to the edge of the roof to look over, and being a sensible horse and quite experienced, he made up his mind that he could go where the others did.
A wide, open space lay before us--some hundreds of yards across--all green turf and low bracken growing to the very edge of the cliff.
In the open, and near the edge of the cliff, there had assembled a crowd of some hundred of these shaggy, red-haired creatures, many of them of immense size, and all of them horrible to look upon.
Then, right out from all the others and close to the edge of the cliff, were two figures, so strange, and under other circumstances so ludicrous, that they absorbed my attention.
Two of the ape-men had seized one of the Indians out of the group and dragged him forward to the edge of the cliff.
Among the branches of the trees at the edge of the clearing, a score or more monkeys chattered and scolded as the loud snorts of the angry beast sent them scurrying affrightedly to the upper terraces.
Tarzan, standing upon the edge of the pit, smiled as he watched Tantor's undignified flight.
He dribbled a little water in over the depressed edge of the pan.
Each small portion he examined sharply, so that his eyes saw every grain of it before he allowed it to slide over the edge and away.
He cut a short pole at the water's edge and drew from one of his pockets a bit of line and a draggled fly that had once been a royal coachman.
At the base of the "V," by the water's edge, he had found the gold colors at the grass roots.
A rock, turning under his foot on the edge of the precipice, did not disconcert him.
Nightfall found him by the edge of the stream his eyes wrestling with the gathering darkness over the washing of a five-dollar pan.
Above, revolver in hand, a man was peering down over the edge of the hole.
He dragged the body to the edge of the hole and toppled it in.