- the rough, irregular edge of a sheet of paper after it leaves the deckle and before it is trimmed: such edges are often favored as decorative
- an imitation of such an edge produced on trimmed paper, as by tearing
See deckle edge in American Heritage Dictionary 4
The rough edge of handmade paper formed in a deckle. Also called featheredge.
- deckˈle-edgedˌ (dĕkˈəl-ĕjdˌ) adjective
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