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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



... gone, I took my shawl and went out on the lawn. There was a young pine dense enough to shield me from the sun, sitting under which I could see the funeral-procession as it wound along the river's edge up toward the burying-ground, a mile beyond the station. But there was no sun to trouble me; cool gray clouds brooded ominously over all the sky; a strong south-wind cried, and wailed, and swept in wild gusts through the woods, while in its intervals a ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 62, December, 1862 • Various

... button, as usual. Collar buttons are one of the Old Harry's pet traps. I'll bet their responsible for 'most as many lapses from grace as tangled fishlines. Where.... Ow!... All right; I found it with my bare foot, and edge up, of course." ...
— Cap'n Warren's Wards • Joseph C. Lincoln

... as he glanced before him in indecision. The expression vanished, however, in a few seconds, and his cheerful, self-possessed look returned, as he cried out,—"Pull the left rein hard, Miss Kate; try to edge up ...
— The Young Fur Traders • R.M. Ballantyne



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



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