selvedge


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sel·vage

also sel·vedge  (sĕl′vĭj)
n.
1.
a. The edge of a fabric, especially one that is woven or knit so that it will not fray, ravel, or curl.
b. An ornamental fringe at either end of an Oriental rug.
2. The edge plate of a lock that has a slot for a bolt.

[Middle English (influenced by Middle Low German selfegge) : self, self; see self + egge, edge; see edge.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.selvedge - border consisting of an ornamental fringe at either end of an oriental carpet
border - a strip forming the outer edge of something; "the rug had a wide blue border"
2.selvedge - the edge of a fabric that is woven so that it will not ravel or fray
edge - the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something; "the edge of the leaf is wavy"; "she sat on the edge of the bed"; "the water's edge"
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The fact that this young woman had never moistened the selvedge edge of her soul with a less plebeian tipple than champagne, had a marked and subduing effect on Harris.
Prokofy, the footman, who was so strong that he could lift the back of the carriage from behind, sat plaiting slippers out of cloth selvedges.
Manufacturer S Name / Trade Mark Should Be Woven On The Selvedge.
Subtract selvedge stitches on the body; work in the round.
The denim products are made from Italian Candiani Selvedge Denim (the best quality selvedge you can buy, apparently) and manufactured here in the UK.
The Electronic Selvedge System (ELSY) full leno selvedge motions are electrically driven by individual stepper motors.
Its most distinctive feature is the undyed white selvedge with a saw-tooth effect.