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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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Munro's story, with the new title, was reissued, standing alone, in a deckle-edged paperback (2009).
Caroline Rose Croom and Kathleen Sampson Patton, both of Oxford, presented guests with programs on deckle-edged Italian paper.
It's a nice, smallish size and features a bright, surrealist design on a textured stock coven The pages are deckle-edged, as if separated by a dull blade, the way my mother told me my grandfather used to slit pages one-by-one with a special knife as he read them.