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Correct spelling: wedge

Definition of wedge:

  1. A solid body having the shape of an acute- angled triangular prism.
  2. A piece of metal or wood, thick at one end and sloping to a thin edge at the other, used in splitting woods, rocks, & c, being one of the mechanical powers; a solid of five sides, viz., a rectangular base, two rhomboidal sides meeting in an edge, and two triangular ends; something in the form of a wedge; a mass of metal.
  3. To cleave with a wedge; to drive as a wedge is driven; to crowd or compress closely; to force, as a wedge forces its way; to fasten with a wedge or wedges; to fix in the manner of a wedge.

Google Ngram Viewer results for wedge:

This graph shows how "wedge" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for wedge:

  1. The word " labor" gives the opening wedge for the Plumb plan. – The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society by Upton Sinclair
  2. Soon a deep, wedge like cut is seen eating its way into the heart of the trunk. – Two Years in Oregon by Wallis Nash
  3. In trying to save himself Gage somehow contrived to twist and wedge his foot in the stirrup as he fell. – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay

Quotes for wedge:

  1. All the fascination of King Solomon's Mines seems to be behind those great mountains and this I may add is a bit of advance work for mother, an entering wedge to my disappearing from sight for years and years in the Congo.
  2. We have to be that wedge that drives the question and asks the hard questions.
  3. We cannot shun our values as an immigrant nation. This is a wrong path. And while possibly it is a short -term political victory based on division and based on creating a wedge issue that splits people in this country, it is a long -term defeat for this Nation.
  4. Where there is a will, there is a way. If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open.

Rhymes for wedge:

  1. dredge, edge, fledge, hedge, ledge, pledge, sedge, sledge, sege;
  2. allege, eldredge;