deckle edge


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deckle edge

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

deck′le-edged′ (-ĕjd′) adj.

deckle edge

n
1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the rough edge of handmade paper, caused by pulp seeping between the mould and the deckle: often left as ornamentation in fine books and writing papers
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a trimmed edge imitating this
ˈdeckle-ˈedged adj

deck′le edge′


n.
the irregular, untrimmed edge of handmade paper now often produced artificially on machine-made paper.
[1870–75]
deck′le-edged`, adj.
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Noun1.deckle edge - rough edge left by a deckle on handmade paper or produced artificially on machine-made paper
edge - a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object; "he rounded the edges of the box"
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deckle edge

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