What does the word margin mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Marginal.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A border; brink; edge.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Marginly.

Usage examples for margin

  1. The little village of Gargash was seen at our right, near the margin of the sea. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  2. The Col du Lion is a little depression on the ridge, close to the margin of the engraving, on the right- hand side; the third tent- platform was formed at the foot of the perpendicular cliff, on the ridge, exactly one- third way between the Col du Lion and the summit. – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  3. There is ample margin allowed for each one to adopt what is best suited to her own particular style of beauty. – Routledge's Manual of Etiquette by George Routledge