ETYM Old Eng. bordure, French bordure, from border to border, from bord a border; of German origin; cf. Mid. High Germ. borte border, trimming, German borte trimming, ribbon; akin to Eng. board. Related to Board, Bordure.
A strip forming the outer edge of something.
ETYM Old Eng. eg, egge, AS. ecg; akin to Old High Germ. ekka, German ecke, Icel. and Swed. egg, Dan. eg, and to Latin acies, Greek ake point, Skr. açri edge. Related to Egg, Eager, Ear spike of corn, Acute.
1. A sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object.
2. A slight competitive advantage.
3. A strip near the boundary of an object; SYN. margin.
4. The attribute of urgency; SYN. sharpness.
5. The boundary of a surface; SYN. border.
hem / hem /
Množina reči hem je hems.
ETYM AS. hem, border, margin; cf. Fries. hämel, Prov. German hammel hem of mire or dirt.
A cloth border doubled back and stitched down.
1. Line formed by joining two pieces, as in sewing.
2. The space between adjacent planks or strakes of a ship.
3. A line, groove, or ridge formed by the abutment of edges; a thin layer or stratum (as of rock) between distinctive layers; also; a bed of valuable mineral and especially coal irrespective of thickness; a line left by a cut or wound; also; wrinkle.
4. A weak or vulnerable area or gap.