The strips of metal usually made hard steel, on the outer edges of the running surface of skis or snowboards.
The three exposed outer edges of the leaves (top, fore-edge, and tail). The fore-edge is the edge opposite the spine or bound edge.
The external (paper) surfaces of a book; the edges of the leaves. An edge which is left uneven is uncut. It may be termed deckled, or feathered. A smoothly cut (guillotined) edge is sometimes decorated with gilt, or printed in a marbled pattern. Edges are identified by top, fore and bottom.