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The rough edge of handmade paper formed in a deckle. Also called featheredge.
deck′le-edged′ (-ĕjd′) adj.
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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
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the irregular, untrimmed edge of handmade paper now often produced artificially on machine-made paper.
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|Noun||1.||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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