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deckle edge

The rough edge of handmade paper formed in a deckle. Also called featheredge.

deck′le-edged′ (-ĕjd′) adj.
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Adj.1.deckle-edged - having a rough edge; used of handmade paper or paper resembling handmade
bordered - having a border especially of a specified kind; sometimes used as a combining term; "black-bordered handkerchief"


adjmit Büttenrand; paperBütten-
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Caroline Rose Croom and Kathleen Sampson Patton, both of Oxford, presented guests with programs on deckle-edged Italian paper.
Invitation styles were expanded to deckle-edged papers, foil designs and raised thermography printing.
A generous side dish of broccoli, carrots, potatoes and deckle-edged courgettes went well with this dish and mine, roast chunk of cod on a bean ragout with herb pesto.
These now fully realized works -- photo-lithographs transferred to deckle-edged paper -- have been stunningly reworked by the artist in watercolor and gouache and will be displayed for the first time in Chemnitz.