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