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 Edge of the Sword.Edged Tools. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Edgewise.
 
One cannot get in a word edgewise. The [conversation is so engrossed by others] that there is no getting in a word.   1
 


 Edge of the Sword.Edged Tools. 

 
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