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Ledge meaning

ledge - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. A shelf, ridge, or reef, of rocks.
  2. 2. A layer or stratum.
  3. 3. A lode; a limited mass of rock bearing valuable mineral.
  4. 4. A piece of timber to support the deck, placed athwartship between beams.
  5. 5. A shelf; ridge.

ledge - examples of usage

  1. He had spent his life a law unto himself and his family on the little ledge where the kraal he inhabited stood. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  2. He was a native who, with his family and a few goats, lived at a kraal on a ledge to the right of the creek, about half a mile above the Lower Camp. - "Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer", W. C. Scully.
  3. A candle stood on the low window ledge and shone down full into the man's face. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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