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.
2. To approach; to come near to; to verge.
Wit which borders upon profaneness deserves to be branded as folly. --Abp. Tillotson.
adj : having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes
used as a combining term; "black-bordered handkerchief"