outside edge

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

outside edge (plural outside edges)

  1. (cricket) The edge of a bat farthest from the body of the batsman.
  2. (cricket) A deflection of a ball off of the outside edge of a bat, often to the slips or wicket keeper for a catch.
  3. (skating) The edge of the blade or side of the wheels facing away from the other foot.

Verb[edit]

outside edge (third-person singular simple present outside edges, present participle outside edging, simple past and past participle outside edged)

  1. (cricket) To hit the ball with the outside edge of the bat.
  2. (skating) To place one's weight on the outside edge of the skate, thereby moving in a curve in that direction.

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