Ledge

Definition of Ledge

Pronunciation: lĕj
n.1.A shelf on which articles may be laid; also, that which resembles such a shelf in form or use, as a projecting ridge or part, or a molding or edge in joinery.
2.A shelf, ridge, or reef, of rocks.
3.A layer or stratum.
The lowest ledge or row should be of stone.
- Sir H. Wotton.
4.(Mining) A lode; a limited mass of rock bearing valuable mineral.
5.(Shipbuilding) A piece of timber to support the deck, placed athwartship between beams.

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