thin-edge

Definitions

Construction

  • (written as thin edge)
    A defect in shakes in which the thickness of 24" shakes, within 10" of the butt, is less than half the minimum specified thickness.

Cricket

  • verb to fail to hit the ball with the face of the bat, making only slight contact with the edge of the bat so that the ball is deflected only slightly; snick
    Citation ‘Lawrence forced the next breakthrough, Tillekeratne thin-edging onto his pad for a simple catch’ (David Frith, WCM October 1991)
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