- a removable wooden frame used as an edging for the four sides of a sheet mold in making paper by hand
- either of the two edgings used to control the width of a sheet of paper in a papermaking machine
- the outermost layer of meat and fat on a roast or steak
Origin of deckleGerman deckel, diminutive of decke, a cover ; from decken: see thatch
- A frame used in making paper by hand to form paper pulp into sheets of a desired size.
- A deckle edge.
Origin of deckleGerman Deckel, from Decke, cover, from decken, to cover, from Middle High German, from Old High German decchen; see (s)teg- in Indo-European roots.