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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"
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adjmit Büttenrand; paperBütten-
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Munro's story, with the new title, was reissued, standing alone, in a deckle-edged paperback (2009).
Design touches like the deckle-edged label and the weathered plank background whisk viewers right to the farm.
Caroline Rose Croom and Kathleen Sampson Patton, both of Oxford, presented guests with programs on deckle-edged Italian paper.