What does the word edge mean?

Usage examples for edge

  1. They had reached the edge of the town by this time, and Davy stopped to turn back. – The Mystery of the Locks by Edgar Watson Howe
  2. Can't see Talcom's house; it's off in the far edge of the town. – Bolanyo by Opie Percival Read
  3. " Yes, they're fighting, now, on the edge of town," we said, " but our boys will keep them there." – The Cavalier by George Washington Cable