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3 definitions found
 for Bordered
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Border \Bor"der\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Bordered; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Bordering.]
     1. To touch at the edge or boundary; to be contiguous or
        adjacent; -- with on or upon as, Connecticut borders on
        Massachusetts.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To approach; to come near to; to verge.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Wit which borders upon profaneness deserves to be
              branded as folly.                     --Abp.
                                                    Tillotson.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  bordered \bor"dered\ adj.
     having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes
     used as a combining term; as, black-bordered handkerchief.
     Antonym of unbordered. [Narrower terms: boxed; deckled,
     deckle-edged, featheredged; lined; seagirt, sea-girt]
     Also See: finite.
     [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bordered
      adj 1: having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes
             used as a combining term; "black-bordered handkerchief"
             [ant: unbordered]

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