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ledge / lej/ • n. 1. a narrow horizontal surface projecting from a wall, cliff, or other surface: he heaved himself up over a ledge. 2. an underwater ridge, esp. of rocks beneath the sea near the shore. 3. Mining a stratum of metal- or ore-bearing rock; a vein of quartz or other mineral. DERIVATIVES: ledg·y / ˈlejē/ adj.

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ledge. Course of stone, etc., especially one projecting, as a plinth.

2. Structural timber placed horizontally on the inner side of a wooden door, as in ledged, braced, and battened door.

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ledge transverse bar or strip XIV; narrow projecting shelf XVI. poss. f. ME. legge LAY1 cf. MHG. legge layer, edge.

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ledgeallege, dredge, edge, fledge, hedge, kedge, ledge, pledge, reg, sedge, sledge, veg, wedge •straight edge

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