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bordered

[′bȯrd·ərd]
(botany)
Having a margin with a distinctive color or texture; used especially of a leaf.
References in classic literature ?
A thin film of ice bordered the flat, reed-grown lake.
Her desire for marriage then acquired an intensity which bordered on monomania, for she saw plainly that all chance of progeny was about to escape her; and the thing which in her celestial ignorance she desired above all things was the possession of children.
Akut accepted her on a footing which bordered upon equality when it was necessary for them to come into close contact; but for the most part he avoided her.